HERB


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AcronymDefinition
HERBHad Enough Religious Bullshit
HERBHuman Effects Review Board
HERBHaute Ecole Roi Baudoin (French: King Baudoin High School; Belgium)
HERBHardware Engineering Review Board
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Pearl, whose activity of spirit never flagged, had been at no loss for amusement while her mother talked with the old gatherer of herbs.
Oh, Agafea Mihalovna," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, kissing the tips of his plump fingers, "what salt goose, what herb brandy
She will mix a mess for you to drink, and she will drug the meal with which she makes it, but she will not be able to charm you, for the virtue of the herb that I shall give you will prevent her spells from working.
As he spoke he pulled the herb out of the ground and shewed me what it was like.
She went round the farm- garden, nibbling off snippets of all the different sorts of herbs that are used for stuffing roast duck.
She was rather burdened with bunches of herbs and two onions in a bag.
He had inherited from his mother some acquaintance with medicinal herbs and their preparation--a little store of wisdom which she had imparted to him as a solemn bequest--but of late years he had had doubts about the lawfulness of applying this knowledge, believing that herbs could have no efficacy without prayer, and that prayer might suffice without herbs; so that the inherited delight he had in wandering in the fields in search of foxglove and dandelion and coltsfoot, began to wear to him the character of a temptation.
Be that as it may, a change in his position making him conscious of a bar of light across his face, he looked up; and when he saw the glass his face flushed, and his right hand pushed the herbs away.
A good thing it is," answered Sancho, "to know those herbs, for to my thinking it will be needful some day to put that knowledge into practice.
He was very learned in all languages, and knew a great deal about herbs and medicines.
A man's nature, runs either to herbs or weeds; therefore let him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other.
Forthwith Medea made Aeson a sweet young boy and stripped his old age from him by her cunning skill, when she had made a brew of many herbs in her golden cauldrons.