The Works Of The Rev. George Crabbe (volume 4); Tales. In Seven Volumes by George Crabbe

The Works Of The Rev. George Crabbe (volume 4); Tales. In Seven Volumes

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. 1820. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... "That idle Creature, keep her in your view, "See what she does, what she desires to do; "On her young mind may artful villains prey, "And to my plate and jewels find a way; "A pleasant humour has the girl: her smile "And cheerful manner tedious hours beguile: "But well observe her, ever near her be, "Close in your thoughts, in your professions free. "Again, my Jesse, hear what I advise, "And watch a woman ever in disguise; "Issop, that widow, serious, subtle, sly-- "But what of this ?--I must have company: "She markets for me, and although she makes "Profit, no doubt, of all she undertakes, "Yet she is one I can to all produce, "And all her talents are in daily use; "Deprived of her, I may another find "As sly and selfish, with a weaker mind: "But never trust her, she is full of art, "And worms herself into the closest heart; "Seem then, I pray you, careless in her sight, "Nor let her know, my love, how we unite. "Do, my good Jesse, cast a view around, "And let no wrong within my house be found; "That Girl associates with 1 know not who "Are her companions, nor what ill they do; "'Tis then the Widow plans, 'tis then she tries "Her various arts and schemes for fresh supplies; "'Tis then, if ever, Jane her duty quits, "And, whom I know not, favours and admits: "Oh! watch their movements all; for me 'tis hard, "Indeed is vain, but you may keep a guard; "And I, when none your watchful glance deceive, "May make my will, and think what I shall leave." Jesse, with fear, disgust, alarm, surprise, Heard of these duties for her ears and eyes; Heard by what service she must gain her bread, And went with scorn and sorrow to her bed. Jane was a servant fitted for her place, Experienced, cunning, fraudful, selfish, base; Skill'd in those mean humiliating arts That ma...

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Title:The Works Of The Rev. George Crabbe (volume 4); Tales. In Seven VolumesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217903622

ISBN - 13:9780217903622

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