George Herbert poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best George Herbert resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's 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