Quote for Today: George Crabbe

© Karl and Ali with CCLicense

© Karl and Ali with CCLicense

There anchoring, Peter chose from man to hide, There hang his head, and view the lazy tide In its hot slimy channel slowly glide; Where the small eels that left the deeper way For the warm shore, within the shallows play; Where gaping mussels, left upon the mud, Slope their slow passage to the fallen flood.

– George Crabbe, The Borough, letter 22,’Peter Grimes’

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