Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot.

George Herbert

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George Herbert (3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633) was an English poet, orator, and priest of the Church of England. His poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he is recognised as "one of the foremost British devotional lyricists." He was born in Wales into...

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