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Welsh-born metaphysical poet and Anglican priest. His best-known literary works include The Country Parson, Jacula Prudentum, and The Temple.
He sat in Parliament for two years before joining the Church of England as a parish rector.
His poem “The Altar” is a pattern poem: it is printed on the page in a visual form that resembles an altar.
He was one of ten children born into an upper-class, politically influential family.
His mother was a literary patron and friend of the renowned poet John Donne.
How did George Herbert die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||39 years|
|Death date||March 1, 1633|
|Place of death||Bemerton, Salisbury, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.George Herbert
The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one.George Herbert
It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.George Herbert
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.George Herbert
In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.George Herbert