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George Herbert

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Comprehensive information about George Herbert including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. George Herbert was a Welsh poet, orator and Anglican priest. Being born into an artistic and wealthy family, he received a good education which led to his holding prominent positions at Cambridge University and Parliament. As a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, George Herbert excelled in languages and music. He went to college with the intention of becoming a priest, but his scholarship attracted the attention of King James I/VI. Herbert served in parliament for two years. public orator and poet This educational George Herbert resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Read my lips--NO NEW TAXES! Quote Right
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Quote Left The best mirror is an old friend. Quote Right
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Quote Left Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people. Quote Right
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Quote Left Half the world know not how the other half lives. Quote Right
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Quote Left Every mile is two in winter. Quote Right
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