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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
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It soon became clear that the Muni's own triple of John Herbert, George Carmichael and skip Grahame Spiby were already in sparkling form and they impressively won their way into the final.
Barriere who died in 1991; six brothers; Lawrence, Herbert, George, William, Robert and Ralph Popham and three sisters, Elsie Leger, Elizabeth Anthony and Dorothy Nelson.
25, the list of poets does not include Guilpin, Edward Herbert, George Herbert, Thomas Jordan (noted, however, as a possible compiler, on p.