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Beckford

(ˈbɛkfəd)
n
(Biography) William. 1759–1844, English writer and dilettante; author of the oriental romance Vathek (1787)
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Beckford, -- in all the crack novels, I say, from those of Bulwer and Dickens to those of Bulwer and Dickens to those of Turnapenny and Ainsworth, the two little Latin words cui bono are rendered "to what purpose?" or, (as if quo bono,) "to what good." Their true meaning, nevertheless, is "for whose advantage." Cui, to whom; bono, is it for a benefit.
EVERTON are deadlocked with Chelsea on the final day of the Premier League season in 2011, when Jermaine Beckford lifts the ball over Frank Lampard's flailing leg on the edge of the Park End penalty area.
Aidan Beckford was last seen in the area of Nish Road and Highview Drive, near Crystal Lake and Burtons Bridge.
Toneeta Beckford, 33, grabbed Debenhams assistant Mahbuba Kamali and told her: "Go back to your own country, you f***ing Muslim", then mentioned the London Bridge attacks.
Detective Superintendent Mark Payne spoke out after Tafarwa Beckford, known as 'Dreads', was jailed for life for murdering Derek Junior Myers outside the Big Bang snooker club in Soho Hill, Hockley.
BECKFORD stood trial under a false identity to avoid jurors learning of his links to previous gang-related killings.
Tafarwa Beckford was found guilty of murder last week after standing trial under a false identity to avoid jurors learning of his links to previous gang-related killings in 2000 and 2003.
NOTORIOUS Birmingham gangster Tafarwa Beckford, who has been jailed for shooting a rival dead, had twice before been cleared of murder after previous gang gun killings in the city.
GORDON ELLIOTT was seeking a first Group 1 success and Aidan O'Brien an incredible 16th victory in the Phoenix Stakes, and it was the Ballydoyle juggernaut that rolled on after Sioux Nation defeated Beckford by half a length.
A patent is pending on the technology, invented by CEO Samuel Beckford, a graduate student, and his cofounder at SurfTec, Min Zou, a professor of mechanical engineering.
William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire.
William Beckford was born into West Indian wealth, yet he did not let this become an obstacle in his quest for English-based power.