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C

Campbell, Thomas
_Candidate, The_
_Canterbury Tales, The_ (Chaucer)
_Castle Rackrent_ (Edgeworth)
Celtic Club
Chatterton
Chaucer
_Childe Harold_ (Byron)
Church, English
Churchill (poet)
_Clarissa Harlowe_ (Richardson)
"Clelia"
Clergy, non-residence of
sketches of
Clifton
Coleridge
_Confessions of an Opium Eater_, (De Quincey)
_Confidant, The_
Courthope, Mr.
Cowley
Cowper
Crabbe, George, birth and family
history of;
early literary bent;
school days;
apprenticed to a surgeon;
life at Woodbridge;
falls in love;
first efforts in verse;
practises as a surgeon;
dangerous illness;
engagement to Miss Elmy;
seeks his fortune in London;
poverty in London;
keeps a diary;
unsuccessful attempts to sell his poems;
appeals to Edmund Burke;
Burke's help and patronage;
invited to Burke's country seat;
publishes _The Library_;
friendship with Burke;
second letter to Burke;
meetings with prominent men;
takes Holy Orders;
returns to Aldeburgh as curate;
coldly received by his fellow-townsmen;
becomes domestic chaplain to the Duke of Rutland;
life at Belvoir Castle;
_The Village_;
receives LL.B. degree;
presented to two livings;
marriage;
curate of Stathern;
his children;
village traditions concerning him;
_The Newspaper_;
life at Stathern;
moves to Muston;
revisits his native place;
goes to Parham;
lives at Great Glemham Hall;
moves to Rendham;
ill-health;
use of opium;
returns to Muston;
publishes a new volume of poems;
_The Parish Register_;
his great popularity;
friendship with Sir Walter Scott;
_The Borough_;
_Tales_;
visit to London;
returns to Muston;
death of his wife;
serious illness;
rector of Trowbridge;
departure from Muston;
intercourse with literary men in London;
a member of the "Literary Society";
receives L3000 from John Murray;
returns to Trowbridge;
_Tales of the Hall_;
visits Scott in Edinburgh;
_Posthumous Poems_;
last years at Trowbridge;
illness and death;
his religious temperament;
rusticity and lack of polish;
indifference to art;
want of tact;
love of female society;
acquaintance and sympathy with the poor;
his preaching;
inequality of his work;
influence of preceding poets;
his reputation at its height;
knowledge of botany;
his descriptions of nature;
first great realist in verse;
fondness for verbal antithesis;
his epigrams;
defective _technique_;
his influence on subsequent novelists;
parodies of his style;
his sense of humour;
defects of his poetry;
his retentive memory;
his characters drawn from life;
his treatment of peasant life;
power of analysing character;
choice of sordid and gloomy subjects;
his lyric verses;
Edward FitzGerald's great admiration of his poetry;
contemporary and other estimates of his work;
revival of interest in him;
Crabbe, George (father of the poet)
--Mrs. (mother)
--George (son)
--Mrs. (wife)
--John
--Edmund
--William
--(brother)
--George (grandson)
--Caroline
_Critical Review_

D

_Daffodils, The_ (Wordsworth)
_Dejection, Ode to_ (Coleridge)
_Delay has Danger_
De Quincey
_Deserted Village, The_ (Goldsmith)
Diary, Crabbe's
Dickens
Dodsley (publisher)
_Dora_ (Tennyson)
Douglas, George
_Dunciad_ (Pope)
Dunwich

E

Edgeworth, Miss
Edinburgh
_Edinburgh Annual Register_
_Edinburgh Review_
_Edward Shore_
_Elegant Extracts_ (Vicesimus Knox)
_Elegy in a Country Churchyard,_ (Gray)
_Ellen_
Elmy, Miss Sarah. _See_ Crabbe, Mrs. (wife)
_English Bards and Scotch Reviewers_ (Byron)
_Enoch Arden_ (Tennyson)
Erskine, William
_Essay on Man_ (Pope)
_Excursion, The_ (Wordsworth)

F

Felon, the condemned, Description of
Fielding
Finden (artist)
FitzGerald, Edward
--William Thomas
Fox, Charles James
--Henry Richard. _See_ Holland, Lord
_Frank Courtship, The_
Fund, The Literary

G

_Gentleman Farmer, The_
_Gentleman's Magazine_
George IV
Glemham
Glynn, Dr. Robert
Goldsmith
Gordon, Lord George
Gore, Dr. (Bishop of Worcester)
Grantham
Gray

H

_Hall of Justice, The_
Hampstead
_Hanmer, Sir Thomas Memoir and Correspondence of_
Hatchard, John (publisher)
_Haunted House, The_ (Hood)
Hazlitt
_Heart of Midlothian, The_ (Scott)
_Henry V_ (Shakespeare)
"Hetty Sorrel"
Highlanders
Hoare family
Hogarth
Holland, Lord
_House with the Green Shutters, The_ (George Douglas)
Huchon, M. (University of Nancy)
_Human Life_ (Rogers)
Huntingdon, William
Hutton, Rev. W.H.

I

_Inebriety_
_In Memoriam_ (Tennyson)
"Isaac Ashford"

J

Jeffrey _(Edinburgh Review)_
Johnson, Samuel
Jordan, Mrs. (actress)

K

"Kailyard school"
Keats
Kemble, Fanny
--John

L

_Lady Barbara_
_Lady of the Lake, The_ (Scott)
Lamb, Charles
_Lamia and other Poems_ (Keats)
Lansdowne, Third Marquis of
Langborne (painter)
_Lay of the Last Minstrel, The_ (Scott)
_Lazy Lawrence_ (Edgeworth)
Leadbeater, Mrs.
_Library, The_
Literary Society, The
Lockhart
Longmans (publisher)
Lothian, Lord
Lowell
_Lover's Journey, The_
_Lyrical Ballads_ (Wordsworth)

M

Macaulay
_Maid's Story, The_
Manners, Lord Robert
_Maud_ (Tennyson)
Memoir of Crabbe. _See_ Biography
Methodism
_Miller's daughter The_ (Tennyson)
Minerva Press, The
"Mira"
Mitford, Miss
Montgomery, Robert
_Monthly Review_
Moore, Thomas
Murillo
Murray, John (publisher)
Muston (Leicestershire)

N

_New Monthly_
Newman, Cardinal
_Newspaper, The_
_Nineteenth Century_
North, Mr. Dudley
--Lord
Novels in Crabbe's day

O

Omar Khayyam
Opium eating
_Our Village_ (Miss Mitford)

P

_Pains of Sleep_ (Coleridge)
_Parents' Assistant, The_ (Edgeworth)
Parham
_Parish Register, The_
_Parting Hour, The_
_Patron, The_
Phillips (artist)
"Phoebe Dawson"
Pluralities
_Poacher, The_ (Scott)
Poor, State relief of
Pope
_Posthumous Poems_
Pretyman, Bishop
Priest, Description of Parish
_Progress of Error_ (Cowper)
Pucklechurch

Q

_Quarterly Review_
Queensberry, Duke of

R

Raleigh
Reform Bill Riots
_Rejected Addresses_ (Smith)
Rendham
Reynolds, Sir Joshua
Richardson (novelist)
Ridout, Miss Charlotte
Riots, Gordon; Bristol
Rogers, Samuel
_Rokeby_ (Scott)
Romilly, Sir Samuel
Ruskin
_Ruth_
Rutland, Duke of

S

Scott, Sir Walter
_Seasons, The_ (Thomson)
Sellers, Miss Edith
Shackleton, Edward
Shakespeare
Shelburne, Lord, lines to
Shelley
Siddons, Mrs.
_Simple Susan_ (Edgeworth)
_Sir Eustace Grey_
_Sisters The_
Smith, James (_Rejected, Addresses_)
Smollett
_Smugglers and Poachers_
_Solitary Reaper, The_ (Wordsworth)
Southey
Spenser
_Spirit of the Age_. (Hazlitt)
Stanfield, Clark on
Stathern (Leictershire)
Stephen, Sir Leslie
Stothard (painter)
Sweffling (Suffolk)
Swift
Swinburne

T

_Table Talk_ (Cowper)
_Tales_
_Tales of the Hall_
Tennyson
--Frederick
Thomson
Thurlow, Lord
Tomlins, Dr. _See_ Pretyman
Tovell family
_Traveller, The_ (Goldsmith)
Trollope, Anthony
Trowbridge
Turner, Rev. Richard

V

_Village, The_

W

Walker, Frederick (artist)
Watson, Bishop
_Waverley_ (Scott)
Wesley
Wesleyan Movement
Westall, Richard (artist)
Whitefield Revival
_Widow's Tale, The_
_Wife's Trial, The_ (Lamb)
Wilkie
Wolfe
Woodbridge
Wordsworth
_World of Dreams, The_

Y

Young

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