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 herself .
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.