The Poetical Works Of The Rev. George Crabbe; With His Letters And Journals, And His Life by George CrabbeThe Poetical Works Of The Rev. George Crabbe; With His Letters And Journals, And His Life by George Crabbe

The Poetical Works Of The Rev. George Crabbe; With His Letters And Journals, And His Life

byGeorge Crabbe

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1834. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. 1814--1819. MR. CRABBE'S RESIDENCE AND HABITS OF LIFE AT TROWBRIDGE.-- HIS STUDY OF FOSSILS. HIS CORRE- SPONDENCE WITH MARY LEADBEATER.--HIS JOURNAL KEPT DURING A VISIT TO LONDON.--LETTERS TO AND FROM MR. CRABBE. HIS " TALES OF THE HALL," ETC. When my brother and myself arrived, on the occasion already alluded to, within a mile of Trowbridge, my father appeared on the road, having walked out to meet us; and, as he returned with us in the chaise, the manner in which he pointed out various houses to our notice satisfied us that he had met with a very gratifying reception among the principal inhabitants of his new parish. On the very night of his coming to Trowbridge, he had been most cordially received by the family of the late Mr. Waldron; and there, but not there only, we found the foundations already laid of intimacy, that soon ripened into friendship which death alone could break; for such casual variations of humour as he was subject to, serve only to prove the strength of the sentiment that survived them. We were soon satisfied that Mr. Crabbe had made a wise and happy choice in this change of residence. While my mother lived, her infirm health forbade her mingling much in society, nor, with her to care for, did he often miss it; but he was naturally disposed for, and calculated to find pleasure in, social intercourse; and after his great loss, the loneliness of Muston began to depress him seriously. In answering the Duke of Rutland's kind letter, offering him the rectory of Trowbridge, he said, " It is too true that Muston is no longer what it has been to me: here I am now a solitary with a social disposition, -- a hermit without a hermit's resignation." What wonder that he was healthfully excited by the warm reception he was now experi...
Title:The Poetical Works Of The Rev. George Crabbe; With His Letters And Journals, And His LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021760191X

ISBN - 13:9780217601917

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