her; the female object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject (pronoun)
she; an intensive repetition of the female subject, often used to indicate the exclusiveness of that person as the only satisfier of the predicate (pronoun)
A self-important female (pronoun)
Examples of word herself
An Irish paper, in noticing a coroner's inquest on a young woman who had drowned herself, says, the jury, after an hour's deliberation, brought in a verdict of _wilful murder against herself_.
Even Minna in misfortune would have allowed herself to be persuaded either to increase or to assuage the misfortune of her friend through herselfÂ….
After that perhaps you won't believe that our neighbour, Madame Tchepuz, Elena Antonovna, told me herself, mind _herself_, that she had murdered her nephew? '
Henry, when the little girl held the geraniums up to him, observed, that the back of her hand was bruised and black; he asked her how she had hurt herself, and she replied innocently, "that she had not hurt _herself_, but that her schoolmistress was a very _strict_ woman."
The furnishing of the house Mrs. Bettesworth took upon herself; and Sally _took upon herself_ to find fault with every article that her mother bought.