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" HOW happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ! Whose passions not his masters are; Whose soul is still prepared for death, Untied unto the world by care Of public... "
Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of Giles ... - Página 51
por Giles Fletcher - 1836 - 399 páginas
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...poetry interspersed, we can only give th* following beautiful verses by Sir Henr Icnry Wotton : — " How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's...simple truth his utmost skill ? Whose passions not bis masters are, Whose soul is still prepared for death ; Untied unto the World by care Of publick...
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The Emerald, Volúmenes1-2

1806
...That serveth not another's will ; Whose arniour is his honest thought, And simple truth his highest skill : Whose passions not his masters are : Whose soul is still prepared for death ; Not ty'd unto the world with care Of prince's ear, or vulgar breath : Who hath his life from rumours...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - 1808
...to my prayer, Th' obdurate maid with equal fires. Rev. J. Weslty. VERSES. How happy is he, born or taught, That serveth not another's will ! Whose armour...simple truth his utmost skill : Whose passions not his master's are ; Whose soul is still prepar'd for death ; Unty'd unto the world with care Of public fame...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...and strife, Keep me, ye powers divine ! SONG V. THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE. BY SIR HENRY WOTTON. How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not...passions not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death ; Untied unto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath : Who envies none...
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The Sylvan Wanderer;: Consisting of a Series of Moral ..., Volúmenes1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813
...character: The Character of a happy Life. " How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not another.s will ? Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple...passions not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepar.d for death ; Unty,d unto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath. Who envies none...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volumen2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...demand my life, May I that life resign ! § 47. Song. The Character of a liappi/ Life. SIR HENRY WOTTON. How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not...passions not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death : Untied unto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath ! Who envies none...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1839
...considering. THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE. " How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not another'a will ; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple...soul is still prepared for death ; Untied unto the world by care Of public fame or private breath. " Who envies none that chance doth raise, Nor vice...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volumen1

Charles Knight - 1820
...valuable Work* in History^ Science, and Poetry, of which the following is an interesting specimen.] How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not...passions not his masters' are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death; Untied unto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath. Who envies none...
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship

Henry Devereux Sewall - 1820 - 400 páginas
...servcth not another's will; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ! 2 Whose passions not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepared for death, Untied to this vain world by care Of public fame, or private breath: 3 Who hath his life from rumours freed,...
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volúmenes1-2

Rowland Freeman - 1821
...of course in 1615, and may be considered one of the earliest poems of Sir Henry Wotton extant. . t. The Character of a happy life, How happy is he born...soul is still prepared for death ; Untied unto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath. Who envies not where chance doth raise, Nor vice hath...
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