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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 British Bibliographer, Volume 2

Samuel Egerton Brydges, Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - 1812 - 688 pages
...simple Truth his utmost skill ! 2. Whose passions not his master's are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death; Untied unto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath. 3. Who envies none that chance doth raise, Nor vice hath ever understood; How deepest wounds are given...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819 - 394 pages
...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 ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813 - 338 pages
...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 in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...demand my life, May I that life resign ! ยง 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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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...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...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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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship

Henry Devereaux Sewall - 1820 - 414 pages
...death Your helper will be near. 210. LM A Happy Life. 1 How happy is he born and taught, Who 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...
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - 1821 - 846 pages
...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...care Of public fame, or private breath. Who envies not where chance doth raise, Nor vice hath ever understood ; How deepest wounds are given by praise,...
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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship

Jonathan Peele Dabney - 1821 - 316 pages
...provide The needful things of time. 183. LM WOTTON. A happy life, 1 How happy is he born and taught, Who serveth 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 prepar'd for death, Unty'd to this vain...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 5

1841 - 488 pages
...all I give, To thee I die, to thee I only live. THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE. BY SIB, HENRY WOTTON. How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not...are, Whose soul is still prepared for death ; Untied vinto the world by care Of public fame, or private breath : Who hath his life from rumours freed, Whose...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, John Hawkins - 1822 - 486 pages
...some copies have greatly injured the sense, and abated the energy of them : How happy is he born, or taught, That serveth not another's will ! Whose armour...honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ; prefixed to Milton's Comus. (2) This treatise of Sir Henry's is, undoubtedly, the best on the subject...
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