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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. He attended Trinity College in Cambridge, became the University's Public Orator, and attracted the attention of King James I. From 1624-1625, he served in the Parliament of England, after King James died, Herbert's interest in ordination was renewed. In his mid-thirties he took holy orders in the Church of England, and spent the rest of his...See more

Personality Profile For George Herbert

George Herbert

The following is a personality profile of George Herbert based on his work.

George Herbert is expressive and heartfelt.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, George Herbert is also empathetic: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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