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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 You must lose a fly to catch a trout. Quote Right
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Quote Left These are thy wonders, Lord of power, Killing and quickning, bringing down to hell... Quote Right
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Quote Left Sometimes Death, puffing at the doore, Blows all the dust about the floore:... Quote Right
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Quote Left One enemy is too much. Quote Right
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Quote Left Every mile is two in winter. Quote Right
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