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By George Herbert | Comments: ( 213 ) | Date: ( Dec 15, 2019 )

The Wordsworth Poetry Library comprises the works of the greatest English speaking poets, as well as many lesser known poets Each collection has a specially commissioned introduction.

  • Title: The Works of George Herbert
  • Author: George Herbert
  • ISBN: 9781853264214
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Paperback

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George Herbert

George Herbert was a Welsh born English poet and orator Herbert s poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he is recognized as a pivotal figure enormously popular, deeply and broadly influential, and arguably the most skillful and important British devotional lyricist Born into an artistic and wealthy family, Herbert received a good education that led to his admission in 1609 as a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, Herbert excelled in languages, rhetoric and music He went to university with the intention of becoming a priest, but when eventually he became the University s Public Orator he attracted the attention of King James I and may well have seen himself as a future Secretary of State In 1624 and briefly in 1625 he served in Parliament Never a healthy man, he died of consumption at the early age of 39.

Comments The Works of George Herbert

  • Chris

    Some very striking religious poetry including acknowledgement and respect of some non-Christian religions. In some ways, more powerful than John Donne.

  • Thailer Jimerson

    One of the most soul nourishing reads of my life. Highly recommended. Especially check out his poem "The Sacrifice". "The Windows" was my favorite. But there are many.

  • Linda

    I discovered the poetry of George Herbert in a university British literature class, and it was a delightful discovery. George Herbert (1593-1633) was an Anglican clergyman who wrote metaphysical poetry – poems that address the mind and stimulate the imagination. Herbert’s poems, often written in first person, focus on his devotion to and relationship with God and are very personal and reflective in nature. It is as if Herbert is baring his soul, revealing his spiritual thoughts and emotions, [...]

  • Bobbi Martens

    Second full read through his works. Herbert continues to be one of my favorite poets. It has been said that he is another David, and I think it's true. Honest, hurting, beautiful, faithful, full of Scripture, true poetry.

  • Melissa Petruzzello


  • Cody Bertram

    language is a beautiful thing.

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