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 (hŭm′frē, hŭmp′-), Doris 1895-1958.
American choreographer who produced works of modern dance based upon a principle of alternating relaxation and tension she termed "fall and recovery."


, Hubert Horatio 1911-1978.
Vice president of the United States (1965-1969) under Lyndon Johnson. He served as US senator from Minnesota (1949-1964 and 1971-1978) and ran unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1968.
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1. (Biography) Duke Humphrey See Gloucester21
2. (Biography) Hubert Horatio. 1911–78, US statesman; vice-president of the US under President Johnson (1965–69)
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(ˈhʌm fri)

Hubert H(oratio), 1911–78, U.S. vice president 1965–69.
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This he sent to sail along with others under the command of his step-brother Sir Humphrey Gilbert, who was setting out upon a voyage of discovery.
This expedition was little more successful than Sir Humphrey Gilbert's, but nothing seemed to discourage Raleigh.
"But you will make no impression on Humphrey. As long as the fish rise to his bait, everybody is what he ought to be.
And that is the man Humphrey goes on saying that a woman may be happy with."
if a man could eat himself into knighthood, Humphrey, you had been a banneret at the least," observed another, amid a burst of laughter.
"And if you could drink yourself in, old leather-head, you had been first baron of the realm," cried the aggrieved Humphrey. "But how of England, my lads of Loring?"
"Stint it, Humphrey," said the tall squire, with a burst of laughter.
It is no pleasant picture I can conjure up of myself, Humphrey Van Weyden, in that noisome ship's galley, crouched in a corner over my task, my face raised to the face of the creature about to strike me, my lips lifted and snarling like a dog's, my eyes gleaming with fear and helplessness and the courage that comes of fear and helplessness.
I had not been called "Sissy" Van Weyden all my days without reason, and that "Sissy" Van Weyden should be capable of doing this thing was a revelation to Humphrey Van Weyden, who knew not whether to be exultant or ashamed.
With God So Loved The World: Traditional Baptists and Calvinism, Fisher Humphreys and Paul E.
Concordia was founded in 1994 by the international soprano Gillian Humphreys, with Yehudi Menuhin as its patron.
Stephen Humphreys. Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age.