he-man

Definitions

  • "He saw an old man, who seemed to be very weary."
    "He saw an old man, who seemed to be very weary."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n he-man a man who is virile and sexually active
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Man Rolled Dad over and he Was a Sight 210 The Man Rolled Dad over and he Was a Sight 210
A man doffs his hat, holds a bag in his hand, and has a string attached. He forms a letter E A man doffs his hat, holds a bag in his hand, and has a string attached. He forms a letter E
A weary man approaches an inn during a storm. He passes a sign for the inn in which the words 'J.J. Jones Beerseller' have been changed to 'J.J. Jones Bookseller A weary man approaches an inn during a storm. He passes a sign for the inn in which the words 'J.J. Jones Beerseller'...
He felt at once that Joseph was a man to be trusted He felt at once that Joseph was a man to be trusted

Quotations

  • John Ruskin
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    “When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.”
  • Marcus Aurelius
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    “Where a man can live, he can also live well.”
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    “No man is a success in business unless he loves his work.”
  • Joseph Heller
    Joseph Heller
    “He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.”
  • Clarissa Graves
    Clarissa Graves
    “What a man sows, that shall he and his relations reap.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.”

Usage

In literature:

He imagined that he had struck Jernyngham's trail; all that he had heard was characteristic of the man.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
There were moments, though, when he thought of the old man and wondered if he had missed the dog and whether he would make any search for him.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
He was not yet an old man, being then about fifty-five; but he was a very rich man.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
But a weak man he got notin' to do but look lak eagle at ev'ryt'ing and remember what he see.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
For he was not an eloquent man, and now he took no thought of what he said.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
Lion ax ef Mr. Jack Sparrer know Mr. Man, en Mr. Jack Sparrer say he know Mr. Man mighty well.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
When a man is reduced to that consolation, as many a man often is, he may be nearly sure that he will be eaten.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
He only knew that at one time he hated the man, and that at another he would have laid down his life for him.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
But the contrast between the man before him and the man he had in mind was pleasant.
"The Trembling of a Leaf" by William Somerset Maugham
It chanced that "Old Man" Flandrau, drifting into Chalkeye's Place, found in the assembled group the man he sought.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
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In poetry:

When it was time to leave,
the friend said to the man:
-Soon I'll visit you.
And he shook the man and the woman's hands.
"Society" by Carlos Drummond de Andrade
Yet he was a brave man, Desmond,
A man of a hundred score,
So all the winds of the upper air,
They mourn for him evermore.
"Desmond" by Clinton Scollard
This mansion own'd an aged Knight,
And such a man was he,
As heaven just shows to human sight,
To tell what man should be.
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More
If ever man merited fame,
If ever man's failings went free,
Forgot at the sound of his name,
Our Morris of Persfield was he.
"The Banks Of Wye - Book II" by Robert Bloomfield
A creature? never could he be!
Yet is a creature strange I see;
And own this uncreated one,
The son of man, yet no man's son.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
That is Jesus.
But then Jesus was not quite a man.
He was the Son of Man
Filius Meus, O remorseless logic
Out of His own mouth.
"St. Matthew" by D H Lawrence

In news:

The adage, "one man's trash is another man's treasure," is ringing true for a Massachusetts man after he found $20,000 while dumpster diving.
Police said a Frederick man threatened another man with a knife after he saw him speaking to his girlfriend.
The Morrison County man has been arrested after he told police he shot and killed two teenagers who he said were breaking into his home on Thanksgiving Day.
Authorities spent Saturday night questioning a man after he approached a 13-year-old boy who thought the man wanted to kidnap him and triggered an investigation.
A central Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex- fiancee claims he would never harm a woman.
If the Mariners came up with a well-above-average glove man at second, that would allow Lopez to move to first base , even though he doesn't have classic first base man offensive potential.
Instead, the 33-year-old Marysville man asked the family of the man he murdered to consider forgiving him, though he offered no apologies.
A young gay man from North Carolina has been charged with fatally shooting a man he had been staying with in Alabama.
Police said a good Samaritan chased a man after he watched the suspect steal a cell phone out of 62-year-old man's pocket.
A man who lives next door to the San Diego family of a man suspected of shooting 71 people at a Colorado movie theater says he was a loner.
Man told police he came home and found a man in his home, who then shot at him.
A grand jury has indicted a Toledo man on charges that he beat to death the 81-year-old man who was his guardian .
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher says he doesn't care if fans didn't like him congratulating former teammate and current Houston Texans safety Danieal Manning after Manning intercepted Jay Cutler during Chicago's 13-6 loss on Sunday night.
A man who risked his life pulling another man off the roadway in whiteout conditions following a multi-vehicle crash on the Coquihalla said Thursday he'd do the same thing again.
A 35-year-old Athens man reported Wednesday he was threatened by a man who got angry while they discussed the purchase of the victim's truck, according to Athens-Clarke police.
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In science:

The authors thank Roberto Aureliano Salmeron for being who he is: a man and a scientist worth emulating.
Spin and Anholonomy in General Relativity
Mann [Man] showed that his conjecture about O(log |G|)-relation presentations for finite simple groups implies the Mann-Pyber conjecture; and hence he proved that conjecture except for the twisted rank 1 groups.
Presentations of finite simple groups: a quantitative approach
Axioms (55) and (56) encode that whenever a wise man does (not) know something the others know that he does not know this.
Simple Type Theory as Framework for Combining Logics
Curiously enough, however, he also wrote a book on “The Theory of Moral Sentiments” . “His goal in writing the work was to explain the source of mankind’s ability to form moral judgements, in spite of man’s natural inclinations towards self-interest.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
The original formulation is due to the statistician Karl Pearson, who, in a brief letter quoted in Nature, 1905, wrote: “A man starts from a point O and walks a yards in a straight line; he then turns through any angle whatever and walks another a yards in a second straight line.
Flying randomly in $\mathbb{R}^d$ with Dirichlet displacements
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