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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 that repose And peace, which everywhere With so much earnestness you do pursue, Is only there. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is a businesse, not good cheer; Ever in warres.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Be thrifty, but not covetous. 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 At length I heard a ragged noise and mirth Of thieves and murderers: there I him espied... Quote Right
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