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Some hearts are hidden, some have not a heart.

Some hearts are hidden, some have not a heart.

by George Crabbe Found in: Heart Quotes,
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A sly old fish, too cunning for the hook.

A sly old fish, too cunning for the hook.

by George Crabbe Found in: Fish Quotes,
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Habit with him was all the test of truth;
"It must be right: I've done it from my youth."

Habit with him was all the test of truth;
"It must be right: I've done it from my youth."

by George Crabbe Found in: Habit Quotes,
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Now, at a certain time, in pleasant mood,
He tried the luxury of doing good.

Now, at a certain time, in pleasant mood,
He tried the luxury of doing good.

by George Crabbe Found in: Goodness Quotes,
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But 'twas a maxim he had often tried,
That right was right, and there he would abide.

But 'twas a maxim he had often tried,
That right was right, and there he would abide.

by George Crabbe Found in: Right Quotes,
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Through the sharp air a flaky torrent flies,
Mocks the slow sight, and hides the gloomy skies;
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Through the sharp air a flaky torrent flies,
Mocks the slow sight, and hides the gloomy skies;
The fleecy clouds their chilly bosoms bare,
And shed their substance on the floating air.

by George Crabbe Found in: Snow Quotes,
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Anger makes us strong, Blind and impatient, And it leads us wrong; The strength is quickly lost; We feel the read more

Anger makes us strong, Blind and impatient, And it leads us wrong; The strength is quickly lost; We feel the error long.

by George Crabbe Found in: Anger Quotes,
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The wife was pretty, trifling, childish, weak;
She could not think, but would not cease to speak.

The wife was pretty, trifling, childish, weak;
She could not think, but would not cease to speak.

by George Crabbe Found in: Wives Quotes,
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Oh! 'tis a precious thing, when wives are dead,
To find such numbers who will serve instead:
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Oh! 'tis a precious thing, when wives are dead,
To find such numbers who will serve instead:
And in whatever state a man be thrown,
'Tis that precisely they would wish their own.

by George Crabbe Found in: Wives Quotes,
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To show the world what long experience gains,
Requires not courage, though it calls for pains;
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To show the world what long experience gains,
Requires not courage, though it calls for pains;
But at life's outset to inform mankind
Is a bold effort of a valiant mind.

by George Crabbe Found in: Experience Quotes,
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