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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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Of all our religious poets, of this time at least, George Herbert is the greatest.
Of this George Herbert was glad, for although he was a good and saintly man, he longed to be a courtier.
The Church of England was now Protestant and priests were allowed to marry, and George Herbert married.
But specially he wished him to marry his daughter Jane, for he loved her best, and would think of no more happy fate for her than to be the wife of such a man as George Herbert.
Soon after this, George Herbert was offered the living of Bemerton near Salisbury.
George Herbert, which used to be so trim and clean, came into that company so soiled and discomposed.
I have told you the story about Herbert and the poor man in the words of Izaak Walton, the first writer of a life of George Herbert.
Using examples from the work of poets such as George Herbert, Robert Frost, John Berryman and Lucile Clifton, she will examine how a calling to language in poetic form can both strengthen or poison a life.
1916 : Pte George Herbert Mitchell from St Helen's Farm in Almondbury was awarded the Military Medal for attacking the German trenches with hand grenades.
They include a cloak and parasol, night dress, funeral cards for her great grandfather and Catcleugh hut villager George Herbert, and a keepsake glass disc showing a picture of the reservoir which may have been given to the workers on completion of the project in 1904.
Sorensen offers analyses of an astonishing number and variety of works by writers, filmmakers and actors, from George Eliot and George Herbert to Rowan Atkinson and Richard Burton.
The mask was discovered by Brits Howard Carter and George Herbert in 1922.