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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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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - 1879 - 372 pages
...some short poems, which are distinguished by a dignity of thought and expressiou rarely excelled. 1. 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! 2. Whose passions not his masters are,...
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - 1988 - 356 pages
...itself. Francois de La Rochefoucauld « Be true to your own highest convictions. William E. Channing K 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! Sir Henry Wotton 3. James Lane Allen...
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Chapters from the Agrarian History of England and Wales: Volume 2, Rural ...

Joan Thirsk - 1990 - 484 pages
...For the cottager with ample common rights, there was profound truth in Sir Henry Wotton's dictum : How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will. C. ENCLOSURE AND ENCROACHMENT Such an economy was peculiarly vulnerable, however, to the new economic...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...(1. 62—64) EnRP; GTBS; GTBS-P; PoRA SIR HENRY WOTTON (1568-1639) The Character of a Happy Life 1 he wind was still, Shaken out dead from tree and hill:...wind's will,— 1 sat now, for the wind was still. (1. (1. 1-4) Wotton POETRY QUOTATIONS 2 Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath...
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I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Licked

Upton Sinclair - 2023 - 276 pages
...practice self-control. I had read the world's best literature, and my mind was stored with consolations. How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's...honest thought And simple truth his utmost skill. More radio dates in Los Angeles, and a series of final meetings. We had taken the Philharmonic Auditorium...
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Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - 1996 - 304 pages
...set out to inscribe an ideal. (Henry Wotton's lyric "On the Character of a Happy Life" comes to mind: "How happy is he born and taught / That serveth not another's will.") 83 Then again, Keble seems to have drawn on the sense of liturgical antiphony in such psalms as the...
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The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett - 1997 - 392 pages
...honorably in the matter. The Character of a Happy Life HENRY WOTTEN Honesty is armor for the soul. 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! Whose passions not his masters are,...
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Middlemarch, a study of provincial life

George Eliot - 1909 - 476 pages
...that the resolution would well become her. CHAPTER LVI "How happy is be born and taught That aerveth not another's will ; Whose armour is his honest thought And simple truth his only skill t • •••••• His man is freed bom servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to...
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Time for Poetry - a Workshop Approach for CXC

Nahdjla Carasco Bailey - 2014 - 132 pages
...the poet and protests against much of what he is saying. Begin the dialogue with the other person. How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's...masters are, Whose soul is still prepared for death, Not tied unto the world with care Of public fame, or private breath; Who envies none that chance doth...
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Op eigen kracht ...? Afhankelijkheid en speciale onderwijszorg

Thieu Dollevoet, Gerard van Stralen - 2000 - 168 pages
...17de eeuwse dichter Sir Henry Wotton uitdrukking aan zijn onafhankelijkheids-ideaal: How happy is hè born and taught, that serveth not another's will;...is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skilll Als vele filosofen, literatoren en dichters de onafhankelijkheid in alle toonaarden hebben bezongen,...
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