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George Herbert Biography

George Herbert Biography George Herbert (1593–1633) wrote some of the most beautiful and accessible poetry of the 17th century — yet even today, his poems offer unique spiritual insights. Learn more about this poet in the biography below, and read … Continue reading

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Gratefulnesse by George Herbert

Gratefulnesse by George Herbert Thou that hast giv’n so much to me, Give one thing more, a gratefull heart. See how thy beggar works on thee By art. He makes thy gifts occasion more, And sayes, If he in this … Continue reading

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Easter Wings by George Herbert

Easter Wings by George Herbert Easter Wings Lord, who createdst man in wealth and store, Though foolishly he lost the same, Decaying more and more, Till he became Most poore: With thee Oh let me rise As larks, harmoniously, And … Continue reading

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Honors Texts for British Literature

Honors Texts for British Literature (E4) The Honors Track for British Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text for … Continue reading

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Working it Out with George Herbert & Joseph Womack

Would you like to deepen your devotional reading?  Have you always wanted to understand great poetry? Working it Out may be just what you need! In Working it Out, you will study the work of George Herbert, a 17th-century poet, with an emphasis … Continue reading

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George Herbert Poetry

Poems by George Herbert (1593–1633) George Herbert was a 17th-century British poet, now recognized as one of the best devotional poets in the English language. You may read two of his poems available from EIL: “Gratefulnesse” “Easter Wings” If you … Continue reading

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