herm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n herm a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost
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Usage

In literature:

The entries relate chiefly to articles of female attire, but some few are dedicated to the god Hermes.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
You will perhaps never excel them; I should think the "Hermes," never.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Thus Hermes, in Greece, was placed at cross-roads, with phallus prominent.
"The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races" by Sanger Brown, II
Joy gave her wings, and as swiftly as Hermes himself, Persephone flew up into the sunshine.
"Nature Myths and Stories for Little Children" by Flora J. Cooke
On the other hand, there were philosophers of the schools of Hermes and Guenther who would not retract the doctrines which the Church condemned.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
In Kircher's Zodiac of Hermes, she has corn in both hands.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
This memorial monument has the form of a powerful Hermes with the head of Brahms.
"Artists Past and Present" by Elisabeth Luther Cary
One group of youths are sacrificing to Hermes; another are casting dice in a corner of the dressing-room.
"A Problem in Greek Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
Herm's (St.) the, meteor, 83.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
Hermes quickly reaches the far-off isle of Ogygia, where was the grotto of the nymph of the braided tresses.
"Greek Women" by Mitchell Carroll
Truly thou art Ulysses of Ithaca, for the God Hermes has told me that he should come to my island on his way from Troy.
"Tales of Troy and Greece" by Andrew Lang
Behind Eurydice stands Hermes, the sad, though youthful messenger of the dead.
"Belcaro" by Vernon Lee
One by one they essayed; but not one could succeed in reaching Herm.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
The male conger was first described in 1879 by Hermes, who obtained a ripe specimen in the Berlin Aquarium.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
For example, in the making of a bronze statue of Hermes, the bronze is the material cause of the statue.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
But on the other hand Hermes, Zoroaster, Orpheus, recognize a universal life.
"On the magnet, magnetick bodies also, and on the great magnet the earth" by William Gilbert of Colchester
According to some traditions he invented the lyre, though this is generally ascribed to Hermes (Mercury).
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
A, Peristyle; B, Pronaos; C, Naos; D, Opisthodomus; E, Base of statue of Hermes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
I've traded King and Keeper for Herm Brock.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
Yes; Hermes was on his pedestal, still as the snow man you make in the Christmas holidays.
"The Enchanted Castle" by E. Nesbit
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In poetry:

O father Hermes, help!
I see her fade away
Back from the dawning ray;
Dear Father Hermes, help!
"Eurydice" by Sophie Margaret Hensley
The ivy, hop, viburnum, which around
This ruin gather, all to them unknown
Whether 'twas Silvan, Pan, Hermes or Faun,
Its maimed front their twining horns have found.
"On a Broken Marble" by Jose Maria de Heredia y Giraud
The sons of Hermes love to play
And only do their best when they
Are told they oughtn't;
Apollo's children never shrink
From boring jobs but have to think
Their work important.
"Under Which Lyre" by W H Auden
Who shall calm the angry storm?
Who the mighty task perform,
And bid the raging tumult cease?
See the son of Hermes rise,
With siren tongue, and speaking eyes,
Hush the noise, and soothe to peace!
"Ode To Eloquence " by Henry Carey
Hills are dark with honeyed cloud.
Look: I do not touch lithe strings.
Your gaze, prophetically flying,
is clenched, gushes no winged streams,
and beckons by no May road, trying
to outstrip Hermes in his flight.
"The Sense Of Your Bidding" by Mikhail Alekseevich Kuzmin
When airs breathe drowsily and sweet,
Charming the woods to colors gay,
And distant pastures send the bleat
Of hungry lambs at break of day,
Old Hermes' wings grow on my feet,
And, good-by, home! I'm called away!
""If I Could Glimpse Him"" by John Charles McNeill

In news:

Hermes and Galliano spring/summer collection 2013.
Style critics might be perplexed to as why Hermès chose Houston as one of only three US cities (the others being New York and San Francisco) to host the Festival des Métiers.
4 Steps To Building An Enduring Brand: Lessons From Hermes .
Véronique Nichanian, the artistic director of menswear at Hermès , came to town last week to celebrate its expansion as the world's only Hermès store devoted solely to this purpose.
Something special is going on at Hermès New York this year–you'd do well to make the trek uptown.
Hermès , the French maker of high-end accessories, said it remains upbeat about China, where it is taking a more-measured expansion route than some of its luxury-goods rivals.
Hermes ' stylish take on vibrant modernism.
See all the pictures from the HERMES collections from HERMES .
Hermes ' Union Square Festival des Metiers.
Fall 2012 Music Preview with Will Hermes .
I spoke with Guillaume de Seynes, the executive vice president of Hermès International and a sixth-generation member of the Hermès family, about the familial responsibility to protect such high levels of skill.
Behind The Scenes With Hermès .
As it turns out, Hermès International is still upset about LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton's slowly growing (first, it was 17.1 percent, now it's 22.3 percent, and soon it'll be a billi — kidding?
The Elbit Systems Hermes 900 medium-altitude, long-endurance (Male) UAV in flight.
The Israeli company announced a mixed-fleet sale of Hermes 900 and smaller 450 UAVs to a country identified independently as Colombia.
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In science:

HERMES data indicate a dQ 1 of negative sign though this observation depends to some extent on the employed model for the behaviour of generalized parton distributions in the small-x region .
The nucleon form-factors of the energy momentum tensor in the Skyrme model
The predictions for the t-dependence of d1 (t) could contribute to an explanation of the t-dependence of the beam-charge asymmetry observed at HERMES .
The nucleon form-factors of the energy momentum tensor in the Skyrme model
The domain of integration D is the unitary group U(p) for A and is the positive Hermitian q × q matrices, Herm+ (q), for B .
Superbosonization formula and its application to random matrix theory
The Berezin superintegral form DQ is given by DQ := (2π)−pq dvolp (A) dvolq (B ) ∂τ ∂σ Detq (A − σB−1 τ ) Detp (B − τ A−1 σ) , where dvolp (A) is a Haar measure for U(p) and dvolq (B ) is the correspondingly normalized invariant measure for Herm+ (q).
Superbosonization formula and its application to random matrix theory
Haar measure dk for U(r), and the first factor is a correspondingly normalized invariant measure for Herm+ (r).
Superbosonization formula and its application to random matrix theory
Z f = Z DQ SDetr (Q)F (Q) , where it is understood that we integrate over the unitary matrices A ∈ U(r) and the positive Hermitian r × r matrices B ∈ Herm+ (r).
Superbosonization formula and its application to random matrix theory
The data from HERMES and CLAS have been shifted toward the right of the correct mass number so that the small error bars can be seen.
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
Each of the 81 CLAS points shown is in a bin in ν, Q2 , and zh for π+ for carbon, iron and lead targets, while the HERMES points are for π+, π− , and K + for neon, krypton, and xenon targets.
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
The difference between the CLAS data and the HERMES data can be explained by the z-scaling mentioned above, since the two data sets are measured at different average values of zh .
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
Further, using the z-scaling, one can scale both the HERMES data and the CLAS data to estimate the transport coefficient ˆq.
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
On the left, comparison of HERMES data to a calculation based on modification of the in-medium frag mentation functions.
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
It has thus far not been possible to determine the relative magnitudes of these two processes from the HERMES data [15, 16].
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
While the latter can be used with nuclear targets to explore related topics such as the space-time development of color dipoles, the former can be used for a much expanded program of measurements of the type described above at HERMES and with CLAS.
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
Access to relatively low-rate hadrons will be possible with the planned luminosity of more than 1035 /cm2 s, three orders of magnitude more than the pioneering measurements at HERMES.
Experimental Studies of Hadronization and Parton Propagation in the Space-Time Domain
The HERMES measurement on protons is also shown.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
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