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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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    Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
    17th century English proverb, collected in George Herbert, Outlandish Proverbs (1640)

    My tender age in sorrow did begin:
    And still with sicknesses and shame
    Thou did’st so punish sin,
    That I became
    Most thin.
    With Thee
    Let me combine
    And feel this day Thy victory;
    —George Herbert (1593–1633)