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United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)

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But specially he wished him to marry his daughter Jane, for he loved her best, and would think of no more happy fate for her than to be the wife of such a man as George Herbert.
Soon after this, George Herbert was offered the living of Bemerton near Salisbury.
Herbert was very fond of music; he sang, and played too, upon the lute and viol.
George Herbert, which used to be so trim and clean, came into that company so soiled and discomposed.
This story reminds us that besides being a parson Herbert was a courtier and a fine gentleman.
I have told you the story about Herbert and the poor man in the words of Izaak Walton, the first writer of a life of George Herbert.
At the hour and minute," said Herbert, nodding, "at which she afterwards stopped all the clocks.
He may have been married already, and her cruel mortification may have been a part of her half-brother's scheme," said Herbert.
But, again, there came upon me, for my relief, that odd impression that Herbert Pocket would never be very successful or rich.
But the thing is," said Herbert Pocket, "that you look about you.
Then the time comes," said Herbert, "when you see your opening.
On the Monday morning at a quarter before nine, Herbert went to the counting-house to report himself - to look about him, too, I suppose - and I bore him company.
The contrast between the chief Anglican and Catholic religious poets of this period has been thus expressed by a discerning critic: 'Herrick's religious emotions are only as ripples on a shallow lake when compared to the crested waves of Crashaw, the storm-tides of Herbert, and the deep-sea stirrings of Vaughan.
Doubts arose in Martin's mind, and had he been less strongly individual he would have accepted the general opinion and given Herbert Spencer up.
But what's all that got to do with Herbert Spencer anyway?