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The Village: A Poem. In Two Books.

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The Village: A Poem. In Two Books.

By George Crabbe


This is the rare first edition of Crabbe’s first great success as a poet, which followed soon upon his ordination as Anglican minister and his placement as the chaplain to Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland (1754-1787), at Belvoir Castle. Crabbe was a neoclassical poet, in the vein of Alexander …

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