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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... "
The Saturday Magazine - Page 150
1833
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841 - 1094 pages
...only give th* following beautiful verses by Sir Henr Icnry Wotton : — " 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 ? Whose passions not bis masters are, Whose soul is still prepared for death ; Untied...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 8

1805 - 506 pages
...CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE. Bv SI,R HENRY WOTTON. HOW happy is he, born or taught, Who serveth not anothcrs will ; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his highest skill. Whose passion not his masters are ; Whose soul is still prepar'd for death, Not ty'd unto the world with...
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The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects

John Brewster - 1802 - 330 pages
...XVIII. Hfeans offered by Religion for subduhig the irregular Inclinations* 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! WKose passions not his masters are--' This man is freed from servile hands Of hope to...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806 - 688 pages
...admired bj Mr. Addiion. How happy is he bora or tatight, 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...
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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,...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808 - 506 pages
...desires Will wound, propitious to my prayer, Th' obdurate maid with equal fires. Rev. J. Weslty. VERSES. How happy is he, born or taught, That serveth not...armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill : Whose passions not his master's are ; Whose soul is still prepar'd for death ; Unty'd...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812 - 518 pages
...with one or two other copies. XI ow happy is he born or taught, That serveth not anothers will 5 , Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth...his highest skill : Whose passions not his masters are 5 5 Whose soul is still prepar'd for death ; Not ty'd unto the world with care Of princes ear,...
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - English literature - 1812 - 690 pages
...at night a ted of down." Or these : " The Character of a Happy Life. l. " 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 ! 2. Whose passions not his master's are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death; Untied...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819 - 394 pages
...powers divine ! SONG V. THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE. BY SIR HENRY WOTTON. 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 : Whose passions not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death ; Untied...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...life resign ! 47. Song. The Character of a liappi/ Life. SIR HENRY WOTTON. 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 ; Whose passions not his masters are, Whose soul is still prepar'd for death : Untied...
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