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Herrick

[her-ik] /ˈhɛr ɪk/
noun
1.
Robert, 1591–1674, English poet.
2.
Robert, 1868–1938, U.S. novelist.
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  • And so we have Milton and Herrick, both poets, the one a great man, the other not.

    The Lyric John Drinkwater
  • The best printed bibliography of these is in the back of Herrick's book.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • Well, come and dine with me at Herrick's to-morrow, and decide for yourself.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
  • Herrick was fortunate in having a kind and hospitable neighbour.

  • Frantically she tried to encircle him with her arms, but Herrick repulsed her.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • She did not do this because she met Captain Herrick, but—she would have done it.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • They told me Captain Herrick was lying there helpless, out beyond our lines.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • You did not go out to rescue Captain Herrick simply because you—let us say, cared for him?

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • It was that way when I went out on the battlefield to help Captain Herrick.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • I can never have faith in another man, not even in Captain Herrick.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
British Dictionary definitions for Herrick

Herrick

/ˈhɛrɪk/
noun
1.
Robert. 1591–1674, English poet. His chief work is the Hesperides (1648), a collection of short, delicate, sacred, and pastoral lyrics
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