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MEMOIR OF HERBERT.
BY THE REV. ROBERT 'ARIS WILLMOTT.
WHEN the visitor to Cambridge enters the Antechapel of Trinity College, he meets two objects of the deepest interest in art and science, - the marvellous statue of Newton, and the sitting figure of Bacon. If he raise his eyes to the painted windows, a different train of thought is awakened. One group especially attracts and detains him. It is a scene at Bethany, in the house of that family whom Jesus loved. Among the company gathered around him appears a face familiar to most students of the sweet and serious learning of the seventeenth century: it is that of GEORGE HERBERT, to whom, after so many years, his own college has consecrated this memorial.
The circumstances of his life are neither many nor varied. He was born one of ten children April 3d, 1593, in the castle of Montgomery in Wales. He came of a bold and noble race. There is at Penshurst a portrait of his brother, Lord Edward, painted by Isaac Oliver, which shows a swarthy countenance, with dark eyes and exceed