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angloarminian: We may never know "where the questions stick between Arminius and the Church of England (if there be any)." --Sir Henry Wotton, 1616, Works of Arminius, 1:lxiv.

Cortissoz2: This man is freed from servile hands/ Of hope to rise, fear to fall;/ Lord of himself, though not of lands,/ And having nothing, yet hath all. -Sir Henry Wotton.

Cortissoz2: "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." -Sir Henry Wotton.

JYDubath: Sir Henry Wotton --- The Character of a Happy Life

UnixFortuneBot: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country. -- Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639

JYDubath: Sir Henry Wotton --- On his mistress, the queen of Bohemia

MAAWLAW: Apropos nothing at all, really... “An ambassador is an honest gentleman [sic] sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.” —Sir Henry Wotton, 1604

LeoTheLess: An ambassador is a man of virtue sent to lie abroad for his country; a news-writer is a man without virtue who lies at home for himself. —Sir Henry Wotton, quoted by AJN

radical__middle: Upon the Death of Sir Albert Morton’s Wife He first deceas’d; she for a little tri’d To live without him: lik’d it not, and di’d. -Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639)

sabihaliraza: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country . Sir Henry Wotton British diplomat

ArturoZaher: “YOU meaner beauties of the night,  That poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your light,  You common people of the skies, What are you, when the Moon shall rise?   5” -Sir Henry Wotton

ArturoZaher: Sir Henry Wotton almost sounds like me when I say Plebeian Heathen…

EcclesHistSoc: Well, first of all you need the right man to do the talking. Not the English Ambassador, Sir Henry Wotton, because Venice has laws banning ambassadors from meeting state officials in private contexts (too high a risk of leaking public secrets)

EcclesHistSoc: Like the Gunpowder Plot, the Venetian Interdict had drawn attention to the threat the Papacy could pose to secular authority. With anti-papal feeling running high in both states, the English Ambassador to Venice, Sir Henry Wotton, saw an opportunity... for a Venetian Reformation

EcclesHistSoc: Here's a painting, by Odoardo Fialetti, of a Northern European ambassador - probably Sir Henry Wotton - meeting the Doge in the Venetian Collegio Painted c. 1604-1620. It's now in the Royal Collection, donated by Wotton

dankquote: An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country!.....Sir Henry Wotton

JehanMestral: "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country" Sir Henry Wotton

JehanMestral: "Tell the truth and so puzzle and confound your adversaries" Sir Henry Wotton

williechunderan: Hans Holbein the Younger Portrait of Mary Wotton, 1527 the second wife of Sir Henry Guildford Oil on panel (87 x 70,6 cm) Saint Louis Art Museum, USA.

mulegirl: The word “delight” gets used so much in design because of the way Sir Henry Wotton translated Vitruvius’ The Elements of Architecture in 1624. Mitch Kapor quoted Wotton’s interpretation as Vetruvius in his 1990 software design manifesto.

iamabofh: In the words of 19th century British politician and diplomat Sir Henry Wotton, "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country."

UnixFortuneBot: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country. -- Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639

HarryWatson63: "Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls, For thus, friends absent speak. This ease controls The tediousness of my life; but for these I could ideate nothing which could please, But I should wither in one day and pass To a bottle of hay...."

zmkc: He first deceased, she for a little tried To live without him, liked it not, and died. Henry Wotton, Upon the Death of Sir Albert Morton’s Wife, 1651, quoted by Anthony Lane in the New Yorker,...

Nhamo48248468: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country - Sir Henry Wotton

robinsaikia: Inspiration from Sir Henry Wotton

jdmccafferty: 28 Mar 1635: Charles I pays off the £300 owed by Sir Henry Wotton, MP and diplomat, who'd been arrested on 12 Mar. Wotton once described a diplomat as: 'a man sent to lie abroad for his country' (NPG)

nanaoseiike: An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the commonwealth ~Sir Henry Wotton

benevolentbence: He first deceased; she for little tried To live without him, liked it not, and died. -Sir Henry Wotton

ahamsarcasmi: "This man is free from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall: Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, he hath all." ~Sir Henry Wotton, 'The Character of a Happy Life'

GeorgeShiber: “Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.” — John Donne, 'To Sir Henry Wotton' “Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.” ― John Milton, 'Areopagitica'

billybaroo49: ... This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, through not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all. - Sir Henry Wotton via Middlemarch

Krista_DC: Tell the truth, and so puzzle and confound your adversaries.—Sir Henry Wotton

Ataraxes1: An ambassador is a man of virtue who is sent abroad to lie for his country; a news-writer is a man without virtue who lies at home for himself.” (Sir Henry Wotton)

chelysviols: The final track on ‘Amavi’ is a wonderful new commission from composer Jill Jarman - yes, new music for viols & voices! ‘Now are my thoughts at peace’ is a beautiful setting of a text by Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639), some of whose work East also set.

JoelEveretMusic: This man is free from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall, Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all. - Sir Henry Wotton

Page_Upon_Page: The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ... (Published: 1805) Full text:

LyppardBooks: Now of the work it self, thou shalt find in it many curious things... Incomparable Pieces by the Curious Pencil of the Ever Memorable Sir Henry Wotton, Knight; London, 1654.

QuotesInno: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country. Sir Henry Wotton

AlanLangdonRBLX: ‘An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.’ - Sir Henry Wotton

matcheydj: Izaak Walton's HBD today! A London ironmonger, retired at 50, devoted the rest of his life to country pursuits, above all fishing. The Compleat Angler (1653), full of pious contentment, gentle character. He wrote of John Donne, George Herbert, Richard Hooker and Sir Henry Wotton.

redmondsmith: 0208 + 0308, (spending my birthday today reading my favourite poem:

FeinsteinKen: John Hoskins, Sir John Davies, Henry Wotton, Christopher Brooke, John Donne. These are the names. This is how we solve the Shakespeare authorship question. Yes this all connects to John Marston and Ben Jonson too.

poemtoday: Upon the Death of Sir Albert Morton's Wife He first deceased; she for a little tried To live without him, liked it not, and died. Sir Henry Wotton (1568–1639)

jamesumpherson: An Ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for the good of his country (Sir Henry Wotton).

ProfShakespeare: Ben Jonson’s autograph manuscript of poems by Martial and by Sir Henry Wotton:

elo_dav: Tim and I are running a Sutton Trust class together this summer and I'm looking forward to tracing these themes from Sir Henry Wotton in the seventeenth century to Sir Walford Selby in the twentieth

DrChrisParry: Adds new meaning to Sir Henry Wotton's comment that "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country."

michaelward954: In 1604 Sir Henry Wotton said "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." But a Permanent Secretary doesn't even have to go abroad...

someoneslines: "Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls." ― John Donne, "To Sir Henry Wotton"

tushargnair: The Character of a Happy Life by Sir Henry Wotton (English Version)

jdmccafferty: 28 Mar 1635: Charles I pays off the £300 owed by Sir Henry Wotton, MP and diplomat, who'd been arrested on 12 Mar. Wotton once described a diplomat as: 'a man sent to lie abroad for his country' (NPG)

mymalarkeyy: This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall: Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all. Sir Henry Wotton

Travnat: And how touching that she died just 10 days after George Steiner, her husband of over 60 years. As Sir Henry Wotton put it, "He first deceased; she for a little tried To live without him, liked it not, and died."

ChrisGreenwayUK: I have some sympathy for him. "An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country" — Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639)

fanny_ortiz: "Scientists and diplomats are not obvious bedfellows. While science is in the business of establishing truth, Sir Henry Wotton, the 17th century diplomat, famously defined a diplomat as 'an honest man send to lie abroad for the good of his country'."

DilipKu26274665: a happy man is a honest, he doesn't west his time, he satisfied with what he has, he fear, s God, truth is the guide of his life Written by sir Henry wotton

Ericwillbenice: "An Ambassadore is a man of virtue sent to lie abroad for his country, a news writer is a man of no virtue who lies at home for himself.” —Sir Henry Wotton

vor400: … Sir [Lewis] Lewkenor master of the ceremonie, Lord Hay, Sir [Henry] Wotton, Ambassador of Savoy, French ambassador, Naunton, Spanish embassy, Sir Albert Morton, Venice fleet, etc etc

NatFaery: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country. -- Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639

goodsitebadsite: Sir Henry Wotton quotes and quotations

Wudang96: ..."that wise diplomat.." (quoted in the article) Sir Henry Wotton The Character of a Happy Life "How happy is he born or taught, That serveth not another's will; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his higest skill;"

ceIestars: i was looking up some renaissance poetry and this man called Sir Henry Wotton wrote this couplet: “He first deceased; she for a little tried To live without him: liked it not and died” my heart hurts

peopleinplaces: Finely nuanced juxtaposition from Aidan O’Neill QC. Repeatedly replayed in this household to mutual delight. (Somewhat resonant of our ambassador Sir Henry Wotton, Augsburg, 1604?)

HeggieTBK: Upon the death of Sir Albert Morton's Wife (1651) - Sir Henry Wotton ...but he died in 1639? Morton died in 1625. That's not a little. That's 26 years of widowhood!

IsmailHakkiKadi: An ambassador is a honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. Sir Henry Wotton

DonaldH11469395: “ Sir Henry Wotton used to say, ‘ That critics are like brushers of noblemen’s clothes.’” Francis Bacon [ 1561- 1626 ]

zecfromcroatia: “An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.”- Sir Henry Wotton, 1604.

joehas: "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." Sir Henry Wotton (1568 – 1639).

Formation3_0: – Sir Henry Wotton famously said back in 1604: “An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.”

Catalyst_Previn: “An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad, for the good of his country.” - Sir Henry Wotton; 1604

mthumanitarian: "An ambassador is an honest man who is sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." - Sir Henry Wotton

ChidiOdinkalu: "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." Sir Henry Wotton, (1604)

HarounRashid2: “An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.” Sir Henry Wotton

Linguagroover: Sir Henry Wotton said (1604) that 'an ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country'. I have no idea why Sir Kim Darroch is seen as a problem for expressing honest and patently accurate opinions through the appropriate channels.

vor400: The Hague, the 2nd July, 1619. CHR. SURIAN, Venetian Secretary in the Netherlands: "It is said that Sir [Henry] Wotton is to go to Heidelberg to negotiate in conjunction with the other ambassador extraordinary of England. ...>"

Fauzeeyarh: An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country - Sir Henry Wotton

MathaniKaboi: "Diplomats are often seen as men and women of honour sent abroad to 'lie' on behalf of their countries"- Sir Henry Wotton (British Victorian era diplomat)

ogobogocom: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country. -- Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639

realbeck: For as fabriques should bee regular, so gardens should bee irregular or at least cast into a very wilde regularitie. Sir Henry Wotton (1624)

SongsandSonets: To Sir Henry Wotton.

SongsandSonets: To Sir Henry Wotton.

calcourtesan: "If I spend my future life reading Baudelaire in a cafe I shall be leading a more natural life than if I take to he...

sharaff: "An ambassador is a ... gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." (Attributed to Sir Henry Wotton, 1...

Poeticous: How happy is he born or taught, That serveth not another's will; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple tru...

JimJatras: "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." Sir Henry Wotton Actually t...

jennyrossity: An old uni pal just sent me this: How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will; Whose armour i...

aulaxuct2045: Ambassador : an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country. ~ Sir Henry Wotton

keylyncn: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country. -- Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639

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jvjsicmi1809: Ambassador : an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country. ~ Sir Henry Wotton

m_mobbs: "How happy is she ... whose armour is her honest thought, And silly truth her highest skill" Sir Henry Wotton, Character of a happy life.

KSchultz3580: Sir Henry Wotton: "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." Pete Hoek...

AteneumBot: "Sir Henry Wotton had doubtless written...".Kuvitusta Izaak Waltoni... by Strang, William (1902)...

amira_carluccio: POEMS: "Character of a happy life"by Sir Henry Wotton (1568 - 1639)

RP_FilmAndMusic: guy in my class just said that sir henry wotton acts as a father figure to dorian grey and it took everything in my...

Areldy: "Diplomat: An honest person sent abroad to lie for the good of his/her country." - Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639) -

RaspiArduino: An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country. -- Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639

lit_spoilers: "Eng.) Plymouth, Massachusetts. 1595-1655. Wotton, Sir Henry. English poet. 1568-1639."

SwemSCRC: Fishing in a river, portrait of Izaak Walton, on The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, et al (DA 377. W2 1...



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