• Crabbe, George

    Crabbe, George

    George Crabbe (1754 – 1832) was born in Suffolk, the son of a tax collector. He completed medical training but then later became a clergyman and wrote well-known long poems such as The Village and The Borough, realistically observed verse about society, mostly in heroic couplets.

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