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Herm:

see Channel IslandsChannel Islands,
archipelago (2015 est. pop. 164,000), 75 sq mi (194 sq km), 10 mi (16 km) off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel. The main islands are Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark, and there are several smaller islands, including Herm, Jethou, and
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, British dependency.

herm

(hûrm), in 6th-century Greek art, vertical pillar surmounted by a bearded human head and often having a phallus below. These structures were considered sacred to Hermes. They were placed on street corners in Athens and used outside the city as milestones. By the end of the Hellenistic era the form was employed for portraiture.

Herm

A rectangular post, usually of stone, tapering downward, surmounted by a bust of Hermes or other divinity or by a human head.

Herm

 

a tetrahedral pillar originally topped by the sculptured head of the god Hermes (hence the name) and later of other gods; from the fifth century B.C. with portraits of statesmen, philosophers, and other important men. Herms served as landmarks and road signs. In the 16th century they became a popular type of decorative and park sculpture.

REFERENCE

Lullies, R. Die Typen der griechischen Herme. Königsberg, 1931.

herm

herm
A rectangular post, usually of stone and tapering downward, surmounted by a bust of Hermes or other divinity, or by a human head.
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"That sounds great, Herm." As usual, Penrose had to increase his wattage to match Herm's enthusiasm.
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Being an inventive if brain-damaged sort, Herm just dove into the dumpster, came up with a bag full of garbage, emptied out the slop, and pulled the bag over his head.
Assuming the inferior social role, Panormita opens the first book of the Hermaphroditus with a polite appeal to Cosimo, whom he asks to read his book if Cosimo has time to spare from his distinguished work in the affairs of Florence: "Si vacat et patrii cura studioque senatus,/quicquid id est, placido lumine Cosme, legas" (If, Cosimo, you can spare some time from the affairs of state and the fray of politics, kindly read this,/whatever its worth, with a placid gaze) (Herm. 1.1.1-2).One possible model here is Martial, Ep.
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VVGOOGLING a runner Herm 4.05 Wolverhampton One of the Channel Islands located north-west of France and south of england.
(16.) Herm Krabbenhoft, "RBI records 1891-1919," email to Pete Palmer (March 18,2014 at 1:48 pm) in which I wrote, "Subsequent to Big-Mac, you used Nett's RBI numbers--exclusively (i.e., none of Lanigan's RBI numbers)--in your baseball statistics data base.