Bentley


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Bentley

(ˈbɛntlɪ)
n
(Biography) Edmund Clerihew. 1875–1956, English journalist, noted for his invention of the clerihew
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DAVID HARDY OF Winesburg, Ohio, was the grand- son of Jesse Bentley, the owner of Bentley farms.
On the occasions when David went to visit his grandfather on the Bentley farm, he was altogether contented and happy.
Pocket and Drummle while I was attentive to my knife and fork, spoon, glasses, and other instruments of self-destruction, that Drummle, whose Christian name was Bentley, was actually the next heir but one to a baronetcy.
I am exceedingly sorry for this, Mr Bentley,' he said, 'but you will understand that I cannot--It is, of course, out of the question.
His depression was increased by the receipt, on his return to his department, of a message from the manager, stating that he would like to see Mr Bentley in his private room for a moment.
It was very little, but enough to make him appear to her a Porson or Bentley, and to put him at his ease with botanical nomenclature.
Bentley, the minister whom Anne had found lacking in imagination, had been pastor of Avonlea for eighteen years.
Bentley he didn't mind him, but he's going to find it hard to get acquainted with a new minister, and a new minister's wife will frighten him to death.
They were all guilty, from young Ardmore, a pink cherub of nineteen outward bound for some clerkship in the Consular Service, to old Captain Bentley, grizzled and sea-worn, and as emotional, to look at, as a Chinese joss.
I never heard anyone make more beautiful prayers than old Simon Bentley, who was always drunk, or hoping to be, and the drunker he was the better he prayed.
No book," said Bentley, "was ever written down by any but itself.
Bentley l8 met with an able antagonist in a member of the University of Oxford, the Hon.