- Frank,1920–86, U.S. science-fiction writer.
- George,1593–1633, English clergyman and poet.
- Victor,1859–1924, U.S. composer and orchestra conductor, born in Ireland.
- a male given name: from Old English words meaning “army” and “bright.”
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Examples from the Web for herbert
Bunker, along with his brothers Herbert and Lamar, started buying silver in 1970, when it was $1.94 an ounce.The Zillionaires Who Lost Everything
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That luxury store had been founded years earlier by Herbert Woolf, a relative of the British writers Leonard and Virginia.Those Kansas City Blues: A Family History
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One of the reporters from New York was Herbert Bayard Swope, then of the Herald.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire
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A man named Herbert Gilbert patented one back in 1963 that heated a nicotine solution and produced steam.This Is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs
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He avoided disclosure because he told police he was Herbert Pocket, his character in Great Expectations.The Concealed Genius of Alec Guinness
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Manifestly, Shakespeare is thinking of Herbert and his base betrayal.
And at this time Shakespeare has suffered Herbert's betrayal.
I doubt if she had ever heard of Herbert Spencer, much less read his works.The Hunted Outlaw
Sir Herbert's principal estates were in another part of Ireland.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
After the family come Herbert and Elsie, your best friend the doctor's children.Bride of the Mistletoe
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- Edward, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury. 1583–1648, English philosopher and poet, noted for his deistic views
- his brother, George . 1593–1633, English Metaphysical poet. His chief work is The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations (1633)
- Zbigniew (ə zˈbɪɡnɪəf), 1924–98, Polish poet and dramatist, noted esp for his dramatic monologues
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Word Origin and History for herbert
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