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Goodman

Benny, full name Benjamin David Goodman. 1909--86, US jazz clarinetist and bandleader, whose treatment of popular songs created the jazz idiom known as swing
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Young Goodman Brown caught hold of a tree for support, being ready to sink down on the ground, faint and overburdened with the heavy sickness of his heart.
shouted Goodman Brown, in a voice of agony and desperation; and the echoes of the forest mocked him, crying, "Faith
There was a scream, drowned immediately in a louder murmur of voices, fading into far-off laughter, as the dark cloud swept away, leaving the clear and silent sky above Goodman Brown.
And, maddened with despair, so that he laughed loud and long, did Goodman Brown grasp his staff and set forth again, at such a rate that he seemed to fly along the forest path rather than to walk or run.
Come witch, come wizard, come Indian powwow, come devil himself, and here comes Goodman Brown.
In truth, all through the haunted forest there could be nothing more frightful than the figure of Goodman Brown.
A grave and dark-clad company," quoth Goodman Brown.
Either the sudden gleams of light flashing over the obscure field bedazzled Goodman Brown, or he recognized a score of the church members of Salem village famous for their especial sanctity.
thought Goodman Brown; and, as hope came into his heart, he trembled.
At the word, Goodman Brown stepped forth from the shadow of the trees and approached the congregation, with whom he felt a loathful brotherhood by the sympathy of all that was wicked in his heart.
The next morning young Goodman Brown came slowly into the street of Salem village, staring around him like a bewildered man.
Had Goodman Brown fallen asleep in the forest and only dreamed a wild dream of a witch-meeting?