What does the word Hesper mean?

Usage examples for Hesper

  1. The stars were invoked, as seeing and foreseeing all, to tell him where then his love reclined, and so forth; Hesper was complacent enough to do so, and described her in a couplet- " Through sunset's amber see me shining fair, As her blue eyes shine through her golden hair." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Hesper answers, that all things in the physical as well as the moral and intellectual world are progressive in like manner. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow