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Poem by George Crabbe


Concluding Lines of Prize Poem on Hope


[Before October, 1772.]

* * * * * * * * * * * * *
But, above all, the POET owns thy powers--
Hope leads him on, and every fear devours;
He writes, and, unsuccessful, writes again,
Nor thinks the last laborious work in vain;
New schemes he forms, and various plots he tries
To win the laurel, and possess the PRIZE.



George Crabbe


George Crabbe's other poems:
  1. To a Lady, on Leaving Her at Sidmouth
  2. Lines Written at Warwick
  3. Despair
  4. Belvoir Castle
  5. Cupid


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