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Abel Keene

A village schoolmaster, afterwards a merchant's clerk. He was led astray, lost his place, and hanged himself. —Crabbe: Borough, Letter xxi.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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