- Herman,1819–91, U.S. novelist.
- Lake, a saltwater lake on the E coast of Labrador, Newfoundland, in E Canada, separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a narrow inlet: the mouth of the Churchill River is at its W end. About 1133 sq. mi. (2935 sq. km).
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for melville
Melville may be the most famous example, but Kafka, Kate Chopin, and many others followed a similar trajectory.The Birth of the Novel
November 27, 2014
DS: Now that we talked about your mother and acid and the Sixties, I want to close with one of my favorite Melville quotes.The American Prophet of Delusion: Robert Stone in Conversation
November 15, 2013
Melville then appends an ultra-weird coda: There would seem little need for proceeding further in this history.
Already by the time of Melville's writing, the early 1850s, Wall Street had long lost any residential character.
Sendak's lumbering German Shepherd, Herman—named after Melville—was snoring at our feet.Maurice Sendak Knew Enough to Put the Bite Back in Children’s Stories
May 8, 2012
Melville is an island of more than a mile in circumference, with low, rocky shores.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
The manager has nothing to do with Melville's private affairs.'
You can set down Mr. Melville's name with perfect confidence.
Melville then said he had no objection to taking a trip to Canada.
They found young Longworth there in company with Melville, who was to be his companion on the voyage.
- Herman. 1819–91, US novelist and short-story writer. Among his works, Moby Dick (1851) and Billy Budd (written 1891, published 1924) are outstanding
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