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Heber

[hee-ber] /ˈhi bər/
noun
1.
Reginald, 1783–1826, British bishop and hymn writer.
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  • Frequent mention is made of Heber in the notes to the Waverley novels.

    The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts
  • The name of Heber suggests the thought that all men who buy books are not bibliophiles.

    The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
  • Heber was satisfied only with eight libraries, and then he was hardly satisfied.

    The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
  • Heber is believed to have spent half a million dollars for books.

    The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
  • They who observed him closely thought that he resembled Heber in certain ways.

    The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
  • Mr. Heber's copy of it is at present considered to be unique.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness

    Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • Heber (“Journey,” i. 522) pronounces it the largest of all fruit-bearing trees.

  • Heber bought S. Tyssens copy in 1801 for 5; at his own sale it fetched 10, 15s.

    Prices of Books Henry B. Wheatley

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