Crabbe's thoughts ran very much in antithesis, and the couplet suited this tendency.
Mr. Crabbe continued to write moral stories in rhymed couplets.
This is a Dutch picture, or one that Mr. Crabbe might have admired.
Poets too, especially Scott and Crabbe, were constantly chosen.
He seems to have had his own misgivings as to whether he was not, by that method, giving up one real secret of Crabbe's power.
Mr. Crabbe has promised not to separate us, and I will trust to that.
Crabbe saw plainly what was become the great disease of our literature.
Now about Crabbe, which also I am vext you should have trouble about.
“Crabbe seemed to grow young again,” remarks his biographer, M. Ren Huchon.
Crabbe condemns Goldsmith's 'Nature' because it is 'unnatural.'