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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... "
Chambers's pocket miscellany - Page 177
by Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
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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

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 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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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

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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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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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Thomas Park - Songs, English - 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, Sentimental & Critical ...

Sir Egerton Brydges - Essays - 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

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...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 Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

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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