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