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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

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Quote Left Living well is the best revenge. Quote Right
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Quote Left Surely a tired woman on her way to work at six in the morning on a subway deserves the right to get there safely . everyone who changes his or her life because of crime . have been denied a basic civil right. Quote Right
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Quote Left The best mirror is an old friend. Quote Right
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Quote Left Read my lips--NO NEW TAXES! Quote Right
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Quote Left At length I heard a ragged noise and mirth Of thieves and murderers: there I him espied... Quote Right
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