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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 A wise man cares not for what he cannot have. Quote Right
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Quote Left People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to. Quote Right
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Quote Left One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Congress will push me to raise taxes, and I'll say no, and they'll push and I'll say no, and they'll push again. And all I can say to them is read my lips No New Taxes. Quote Right
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Quote Left Death, thou wast once an uncouth hideous thing, Nothing but bones,... Quote Right
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