George Herbert

About George Herbert

George Herbert (1593 – 1633) was a Welsh-born poet, orator and Anglican priest. Herbert's poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he is recognized as one of the foremost British devotional lyricists.

“The Collar”

By |2020-08-13T16:50:13-05:00August 16th, 2020|Categories: Christianity, Literature, Poetry|

I struck the board, and cried, "No more; I will abroad! What? shall I ever sigh and pine? My lines and life are free, free as the road, Loose as the wind, as large as store. Shall I be still in suit? Have I no harvest but a thorn To let me blood, and not [...]

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