Benjamins


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Benjamins

(ˈbɛndʒəˌmɪnz)
pl n
1. (Currencies) hundred-dollar bills
2. money
[C21: after Benjamin Franklin, whose image appears on this denomination of bill]
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AS soon as they had passed, little Benjamin Bunny slid down into the road, and set off--with a hop, skip and a jump--to call upon his relations, who lived in the wood at the back of Mr.
LITTLE Benjamin did not very much want to see his Aunt.
Peter,"--said little Benjamin, in a whisper--"who has got your clothes?
Most of the lights were extinguished; but as Benjamin adjusted with great care and regularity four large candles, in as many massive candlesticks of brass, in a row on the sideboard, the hall possessed a peculiar air of comfort and warmth, contrasted with the cheerless aspect of the room she had left in the academy.
The report was favorable, and the young lady, wishing Benjamin, who was filling the stove with wood, and the housekeeper, each a good-night, withdrew.
Two chairs were placed by the side of this comfortable situation, when Benjamin, for the first time, appeared to observe his companion.
And, as soon as it was ended, Mr Benjamin, as we have said, attended him, and was very kindly desired to sit down.
The scraps of Latin, some of which Benjamin applied properly enough, though it did not savour of profound literature, seemed yet to indicate something superior to a common barber; and so indeed did his whole behaviour.
I could confide in Benjamin as I could confide in no one else.
At my request Benjamin put my case to the lawyer as the case of a friend in whom I was interested.
Benjamin Allen was a coarse, stout, thick-set young man, with black hair cut rather short, and a white face cut rather long.
Benjamin Allen; 'and the cigars were not bad, or the pork-chops either; were they, Bob?