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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 Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. Quote Right
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Quote Left Lord, with what care hast Thou begirt us round! Parents first season us; then schoolmasters... Quote Right
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Quote Left life is straight, Straight as a line, and ever tends to Thee, Quote Right
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Quote Left He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass. Quote Right
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Quote Left Hope is the poor man's bread. Quote Right
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