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" CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will; Whose armor is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill! "
Hymns for Mothers and Children - Page 227
1864 - 287 pages
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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 will ? Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ? Whose passions not bis masters are,...
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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 another's will; Whose armour is his honest thought,, And simple truth his utmost skill! WKose passions not his masters are--'...
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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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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...J. Weslty. VERSES. How happy is he, born or taught, That serveth not another's will ! Whose armour is his honest thought, And 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 Sylvan Wanderer: Consisting of a Series of Moral, Sentimental & Critical ...

Sir Egerton Brydges - Essays - 1813
...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 truth his utmost...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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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, 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 another's will ; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill : Whose passions not his masters are,...
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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 another's will ; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ; Whose passions not his masters are,...
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship

Henry Devereaux Sewall - Bible - 1820 - 400 pages
...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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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

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 another's will ; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill. Whose passions not his masters' are,...
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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 Another's will ! Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill. . Whose passions not his masters are,...
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