[hɪm] or [etʃaɪem]
(pron.) Them. See Hem.
(pron.) The objective case of he. See He.
Inputed by Brice
pron. the objective case of he.—pron. Him′self the emphatic and reflective form of he and him: the proper character of a person.
Typed by Lisa
- For instance, if he took his supper after a hard day, to the Dead March in Saul, his food might be likely to sit heavy on him. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- You ought not to have come today, she said in an altered voice; and suddenly she turned, flung her arms about him and pressed her lips to his. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- Father's a sweeter singer than ever; you'd never have forgotten it, if you'd aheard him just now. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- Nothing, he said, can be more just than such a description of him. Plato. The Republic.
- But afterwards I shall be nothing to him. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- The boy's eyes had lighted with pleasure as I spoke, and I saw him glance from his rusty trappings to the magnificence of my own. Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Gods of Mars.
- We have been on the look-out for him, and there was some idea that he had got away to America. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- It was not good for him to talk too much, and when he was silent, we were silent too. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- We went to the 'commissionaire' of the hotel--I don't know what a 'commissionaire' is, but that is the man we went to--and told him we wanted a guide. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- I warrant you she'd go to him fast enough without. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- Sherman ranked him as a brigadier-general. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- His manner appeared to have altered strangely in the interval since I had last seen him. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- For years I had gradually weaned him from that drug mania which had threatened once to check his remarkable career. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- And after this cry and strife the sun may rise and see him worsted. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Why, the man was weary of you, and would have jilted you, but that Dobbin forced him to keep his word. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.