Benson


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Benson

(ˈbɛnsən)
n
(Biography) E(dward) F(rederic). 1867–1940, British writer, noted esp for a series of comic novels featuring the characters Mapp and Lucia
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Benson seen her in there las' night, too, but he never said nothin' till I goes on watch tonight.
I recognized him as Benson, the man who, Wilson had said, reported having seen Lys with von Schoenvorts two nights before.
There sat Benson as wide awake as could be, and the compass showed that we were heading straight into the west.
Bradley now relieved Benson, for we had arranged our shifts so that the latter and Olson now divided the nights, while Bradley and I alternated with one another during the days.
I questioned both Olson and Benson closely in the matter of the compass; but each stoutly maintained that no one had tampered with it during his tour of duty.
That's one thing, Benson ain't got a scrub horse on the place.
This is a story told by the late Benson Foley of San Francisco:
Glad to be released, Benson expeditiously set out the dessert and withdrew.
She was accused of making Ole Benson lose the little sense he had-- and that at an age when she should still have been in pinafores.
Not long after Mary came back from the asylum, I heard a young Dane, who was helping us to thresh, tell Jake and Otto that Chris Lingard's oldest girl had put Ole Benson out of his head, until he had no more sense than his crazy wife.
Their rescue by the English tug was entirely probable; the capture of the enemy U-33 by the tug's crew was not beyond the range of possibility; and their adventures during the perilous cruise which the treachery and deceit of Benson extended until they found themselves in the waters of the far South Pacific with depleted stores and poisoned water-casks, while bordering upon the fantastic, appeared logical enough as narrated, event by event, in the manuscript.
Benson, Tippet, James, and one of the Germans were known to be dead.