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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... "
Nova anthologia Oxoniensis: translations into Greek and Latin verse - Page 20
edited by - 1899 - 279 pages
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The Annual Register, Volume 150

Edmund Burke - 1909 - 676 pages
...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 - 1841 - 1092 pages
...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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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 pages
...(kill ! Whofe palfions not his mafters :re, Whole 'foul is ftul prcpar'd for death : Untied что the world by care Of public fame, or private breath ! Who envies none tbat chance doth ruifc, Nor vice h:ith ever umluftood ; How decpeft wounds are given by praifc, Nor...
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Supplement to the Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons, Chiefly of the ...

William Seward - 1797 - 752 pages
...his utmoft ikill : II. Whofc paffions not his mafters are, Whofe foul is ftill prepared for death 5 Untied unto the world by care Of public fame or private breath : nr. Who envies none that change doth raife, Nor vice hath ever underftood, How deepeft wounds are...
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present and Two Preceding ...

William Seward - 1798 - 518 pages
...thought, And fimple truth his utmoft fkill: n. Whofe paffions not his mafters are, Whofe foul is ftill prepared for death; Untied unto the world by care Of public fame or private breath : III. Who envies none that chance doth raife, Nor vice hath ever underftood, How deepeft wounds are...
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The Meditations of a Recluse: Chiefly on Religious Subjects

John Brewster - 1802 - 330 pages
...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 Universal Magazine, Volume 2

1804 - 614 pages
...utmoit. ¡Kill. AVhofe piflinm not his mafiers arc, Whofe foul is Ш11 prcpar'd For death : l_inticd unto the world by care, Of public fame or private breath. Who envi« none that chance doth raifc, Nor vice hath ever underfiood ; How deepen wounds are given by...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806 - 688 pages
...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 - 650 pages
...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 ...

1808 - 506 pages
...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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