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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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    A man that looks on glass,
    On it may stay his eye;
    Or if he pleaseth, through it pass,
    And then the heaven espy.
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    Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital.
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    Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me
    None of my books will show:
    I reade, and sigh, and wish I were a tree;
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