George Herbert

George Herbert
Montgomery, Wales
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George Herbert was a Welsh born English poet, orator and Anglican priest.

Being born into an artistic and wealthy family, he received a good education that led to his holding prominent positions at Cambridge University and Parliament. As a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, Herbert excelled in languages and music. He went to college with th ...
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Affliction
When thou didst entice to thee my heart,
I thought the service brave:
So many joys I writ down for my part,
Besides what I might have
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2.
Peace
Sweet Peace, where dost thou dwell? I humbly crave,
Let me once know.
I sought thee in a secret cave,
And ask'd, if Peace were there,
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3.
Mattins
I cannot ope mine eyes,
But thou art ready there to catch
My morning-soul and sacrifice:
Then we must needs for that day make a match.
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4.
Bitter-Sweet
Ah, my dear angry Lord,
Since thou dost love, yet strike;
Cast down, yet help afford;
Sure I will do the like.
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5.
Easter Wings
Lord, Who createdst man in wealth and store,
Though foolishly he lost the same,
Decaying more and more,
Till he became
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Margie McKinney 09 April 2019
looking for the poem by George Herbert that last lines are" Sin has been hammering my heart Unto a hardness, void of love, Let suppling grace to cross his art Drop from above." Please tell me the name of the poem. Thank you.
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Muskan 21 June 2018
Nice poem l loved it
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Aprajita Rana 28 March 2009
Mattins was a nice poem
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