AN INTRODUCTORY ADDRESS OF THE AUTHOR TO HIS POEMS.
Multa quidem nobis facimus mala saepe poetae,
(Ut vineta egomet caedam mea) cum tibi librum
Sollicito damus, aut fesso, &c.
The English poet George Crabbe (1754-1832) is noted for his unsentimental realism in portraying people and events and his precision in describing visible nature.George Crabbe was born on Dec. 24, 1754...
George Crabbe's literary career began with the assistance of Edmund Burke and the blessing of Samuel Johnson, spanned the lives of Burns, Blake, Byron, Keats, and Shelley, and ended just five years be...