George Herbert’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

April 3, 1593

Death Date

Mar 1, 1633

Age of Death

39 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Bemerton, Salisbury, United Kingdom

Profession

Poet

The poet George Herbert died at the age of 39. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Welsh-born metaphysical poet and Anglican priest. His best-known literary works include The Country Parson, Jacula Prudentum, and The Temple.

He sat in Parliament for two years before joining the Church of England as a parish rector.

His poem “The Altar” is a pattern poem: it is printed on the page in a visual form that resembles an altar.

He was one of ten children born into an upper-class, politically influential family.

His mother was a literary patron and friend of the renowned poet John Donne.

Quotes

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Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.

George Herbert
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Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.

George Herbert
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Many kiss the hand they wish cut off.

George Herbert
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Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.

George Herbert
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There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it.

George Herbert