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Benedick

nickname for groom; derived from Shakespeare’s Benedick. [Br. Lit.: Much Ado About Nothing]
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Like Benedick, a number of analysts including David Victor and Robert Keohane are starting to urge alternative approaches, including the virtues of focusing on smaller pieces of the climate change problem.
He added: "My character, Benedick, is a role I have always wanted to play.
As Benedick pondered the foolishness of marriage, he paddled in the pond downstage left, holding a cocktail with a straw in it.
The heart of "Much Ado About Nothing" revolves around the resumption of the delightfully contentious relationship between Beatrice and Benedick, and the flurry of witty insults they hurl at each other.
12) See RICHARD ELLIOT BENEDICK, THE IMPROBABLE MONTREAL PROTOCOL:
You wouldn't necessarily think that ``Taking It to the Streets,'' ``Black Water'' and ``Jesus Is Just Alright'' could find a comfortable home within the tale of Beatrice, Benedick, Claudio, Hero and mean John the Bastard.
With her deadpan delivery she is a real 'Lady Disdain', verbally jousting with an equally talented Joseph Millson as Benedick.
IN ONE OF HER most verbally expansive moments in Much Ado About Nothing, Hero directs her attendant "gentlewomen," Ursula and Margaret, on where to have Beatrice positioned to overhear the "honest slanders" and other misrepresentations through which Beatrice is to be led to believe that Benedick loves her:
is made by Benedick, where he speaks of the change of Claudio, once he is in love: "He was wont to speak plain and to the purpose, like an honest man and a soldier, and now is he turned orthography--his words are a very fantastical banquet, just so many strange dishes" (II.
If the National Science Foundation will now fully implement the recommendations of its board, this would help focus science on important environmental problems that people care about, and the CNIE would enthusiastically support the NSF efforts," states CNIE President, Richard Benedick.
He casts doubt on whether Benedick and Beatrice are really in love at the end, taking a jaundiced view of marriage as "a social conspiracy.
Christina Benedick, 26, said this Easter vigil will be a real "resurrection moment" for her.