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George Herbert

George Herbert (3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633) was a Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest.

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George Herbert, 11th Earl Of Pembroke - Later Life
... Lord Pembroke died on 26 October 1827 at his London home, Pembroke House and was buried at Wilton on 12 November ... After having previously quarreled with his eldest surviving son, Robert, over the latter's marriage to the widowed Italian princess, Octavia Spinelli de Rubari, Pembroke left the bulk of his unentailed and personal estate to his only son by his second wife, Sidney (later created Baron Herbert of Lea) ...
Henry Vaughan - Poetic Influences
... He was greatly indebted to George Herbert, who provided a model for Vaughan's newly founded spiritual life and literary career, in which he displayed "spiritual ... to compel the reader place Vaughan as "more than the equal of George Herbert" ... the two are not even comparable, because Herbert is in fact the Master ...
Greg Miller (poet) - Works - Literary Criticism
... The Language of Love in the Poetry of George Herbert and Emily Dickinson (1992) doctoral dissertation at University of California, Berkeley Scribal and Print ...

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    Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses,
    A box where sweets compacted lie;
    My music shows ye have your closes,
    And all must die.
    George Herbert (1593–1633)

    Sometimes Death, puffing at the doore,
    Blows all the dust about the floore:
    But while he thinks to spoil the room, he sweeps.
    Blest be the Architect, whose art
    Could build so strong in a weak heart.
    —George Herbert (1593–1633)