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Jacula Prudentum (1651)
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Originally: "Lie not; but let thy heart be true to God, Thy mouth to it, thy actions to them both: Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod" - The Temple (1633), The Church Porch
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The poetical works of George Herbert and Reginald Heber: With memoirs. Eight engravings on steel (1861 edition)
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The Works of George Herbert, in Prose and Verse: Edited by the Rev. Robert Aris Willmott, Incumbent of Bear Wood. With Illustrations (1856 edition)


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Born: April 3, 1593

Died: March 1, 1633 (aged 39)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Poet, orator, priest

Bio: George Herbert was a Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest.

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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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