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Her·bert

 (hûr′bərt), Frank Patrick 1920-1986.
American science fiction novelist whose Dune (1965) is noted both for its intricate plot and for its broad intellectual scope.

Her·bert

 (hûr′bərt), George 1593-1633.
Welsh-born English metaphysical poet whose works, including "The Collar" (1633), are religious in theme and marked by rich symbolism and inventive meter.

Herbert

, Victor 1859-1924.
American composer and conductor best known for his comic operas, including Babes in Toyland (1903).

Herbert

(ˈhɜːbət)
n
1. (Biography) Edward, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury. 1583–1648, English philosopher and poet, noted for his deistic views
2. (Biography) his brother, George. 1593–1633, English Metaphysical poet. His chief work is The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations (1633)
3. (Biography) Zbigniew (əzˈbɪɡnɪəf), 1924–98, Polish poet and dramatist, noted esp for his dramatic monologues

Her•bert

(ˈhɜr bərt)

n.
1. George, 1593–1633, English clergyman and poet.
2. Victor, 1859–1924, U.S. composer, born in Ireland.
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herbert

(o.f.) [ˈhɜːbət] N (Brit) → tipo m, tío m
some herbertalgún tío ...
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Yes, but I lost my Latin grammar yesterday; I left it in the hall half an hour while I was having a regular scene with Herbert Dunn.
Herbert Pocket (for Herbert was the pale young gentleman's name) still rather confounded his intention with his execution.
I've talked about theatres and music-halls, of events of the day, I've even--Heaven help me--talked of racing and football, but I might as well have talked of Herbert Spencer.
Here was Philip Herbert, described by Francis Osborne, in his Memoires on the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James, as one who was "caressed by the Court for his handsome face, which kept him not long company.
Presence of mind, which, in Herbert Spencer's opinion, ought to be taught in every university, is in various ways drilled into the temperament of the telephone girl.
History of Chinese Literature', by Professor Herbert Giles, p.
Talking of Herbert Spencer," he began, "do you really find no logical difficulty in regarding Nature as a process of involution, passing from definite coherent homogeneity to indefinite incoherent heterogeneity?
I am good enough Herbert Spencerian, I trust, to meet little thing like death, which is all in my fate, you know.
Always some little thing to be done," he said with idiotic cheerfulness; "as George Herbert says: `Who sweeps an Admiral's garden in Cornwall as for Thy laws makes that and the action fine.
Martin had heard Herbert Spencer quoted several times in the park, but one afternoon a disciple of Spencer's appeared, a seedy tramp with a dirty coat buttoned tightly at the throat to conceal the absence of a shirt.
Do you happen to recall Herbert Spencer's definition of 'Life'?
Following upon Capitalism, it was held, even by such intellectual and antagonistic giants as Herbert Spencer, that Socialism would come.