Robert,1591–1674, English poet.
Robert,1868–1938, U.S. novelist.

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Examples from the Web for herrick

Historical Examples of herrick

  • 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.

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


    Cleveland Moffett

British Dictionary definitions for herrick



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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