George Herbert

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Regarded as the most gifted devotional lyricist of British poetry, George Herbert was associated with the metaphysical poets, producing deeply influential verses in the early seventeenth century. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Herbert’s complete works, with rare prose texts, beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Herbert’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes rare translations of Herbert’s Latin and Greek verses (translated by Alexander B. Grosart and Richard Wilton) – first time in digital print
* Features the first biography on the poet by Izaak Walton – discover Herbert’s fascinating life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* UPDATED with the Complete Prose works, including the seminal ‘A Priest to the Temple’


The Life and Poetry of George Herbert
Brief Introduction: George Herbert
The Poetry of George Herbert

The Poems
List of Poems in Chronological Order
List of Poems in Alphabetical Order

The Prose
A Priest to the Temple; or, The Country Parson (1652)
Preface and Notes to ‘The ‘Divine Considerations’ by John Valdesso (1652)
A Treatise of Temperance and Sobriety (1652)
Jacula Prudentum (1652)
Letters of George Herbert (1652)

The Biography
The Life of Mr. George Herbert by Izaak Walton


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