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As the protagonist gets herself off in front of her impotent husband, she moans “Oh, Gronky.”‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Myerson herself appears to have bought into that stigma, offering mixed to negative views on the Miss America pageant.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice turned herself in to serve a 15-month sentence for bankruptcy fraud.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One difference was that Chen was herself wearing white gloves.
But the act of killing herself done, the message was sent, and heard, and things started changing.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She herself had worn them in her youth, and they were the proper bonnets for "growing girls."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Hilda, trembling at the door, more than half expected Mr. Orgreave to say: "You mean, she's invited herself."
None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
She took the fan from Madame Ratignolle and began to fan both herself and her companion.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.
British Dictionary definitions for herself
- the reflexive form of she or her
- (intensifier)the queen herself signed the letter