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George Crabbe
b. December 24, 1754 – d. February 3, 1832 • Poet
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Crabbe, George
Crabbe, George(1754–1832). Drawing on his early life in the bleak English countryside, George Crabbe wove realistic details of everyday life into his poems and verse tales. He is often called the last of the Augustan poets because he followed John Dryden, Alexander Pope, and Samuel Johnson in using
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Crabbe, George
Crabbe, George (1754–1832)English poet and clergymanBorn at Aldeburgh, Suffolk, Crabbe received little formal education because his father was poor. He somehow managed to read the English poets, especially Shakespeare and Alexander Pope.At the age of twenty-six, after numerous jobs, Crabbe left the