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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 ! Whose passions not his masters are; Whose soul is still prepared for death, Untied unto the world by care Of public... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 309
1839
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 2

Samuel Egerton Brydges, Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - 1812 - 664 pages
...: " 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 unto the world...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...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...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
...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
...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...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
...following is an interesting specimen.] 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; 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 Devereux Sewall - 1820 - 400 pages
...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
...extant. . t. 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...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 - 307 pages
...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
...OF A HAPPY LIFE. BY SIB, HENRY WOTTON. How happy is he born and taught, That serveth not another's will, Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple...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 Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 4

1822
...That serveth not another's will : Whose armour 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 cure Of Princes' ear, or vulgar breath. Who hath his life from rumours...
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