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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... "
The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]. - Page 48
edited by - 1820
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Annual Register

History - 1909
...with his chief, he described him, in the words of Sir Henry Wotton, as an example of the happy man " Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ". Similar tributes were paid in the House of Lords on its reassembling a week later. The debate on...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register
...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 meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...acutest philosopher. N XVIII. Hfeans offered by Religion for subduhig the irregular Inclinations* How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not...honest thought,, And simple truth his utmost skill! WKose passions not his masters are--' This man is freed from servile hands Of hope to rise, or fear...
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A collection of hymns and psalms, for public and private worship, selected ...

Collection - 1807
...easy prey. , 542. LM SmH. WortoN. A baffy life. 1 TTOW happy is he born and taught, *- Who serveth not another's will ; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ! LL 2 2 Wlios* 2 Whose passions not his masters are, Whosesoul is still prepar'dfor death, Unty'd...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 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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The British Bibliographer, Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - English literature - 1812
...armour is his honest thought, And simple Truth his utmost skill ! 2. Whose passions not his master's are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death; Untied...the world by care Of public fame, or private breath. 3. Who envies none that chance doth raise, Nor vice hath ever understood; How deepest wounds are given...
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The Sylvan Wanderer;: Consisting of a Series of Moral ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Literary Collections - 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...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 that chance doth...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

Literary Criticism - 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...passions, not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepared 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 Devereaux Sewall - Bible - 1820 - 400 pages
...death Your helper will be near. 210. LM A Happy Life. 1 How happy is he born and taught, Who 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...
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Kentish poets: A series of writers in English poetry, natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...considered one of the earliest poems of Sir Henry Wotton extant. . t. The Character of a happy life, How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not...passions not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepared for death ; Untied unto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath. Who envies not...
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