Bennett


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Bennett

1. Alan. born 1934, British actor and playwright. His plays include Forty Years On (1968), The Old Country (1977), The Madness of George III (1991), The History Boys (2004), and the monologues for television Talking Heads (1987, 1998)
2. (Enoch) Arnold. 1867--1931, British novelist, noted for The Old Wives' Tale (1908), Clayhanger (1910), and other works set in the Staffordshire Potteries
3. James Gordon. 1837--1931, US newspaper editor, born in Scotland. He founded (1835) the New York Herald and introduced techniques of modern news reporting
4. Jill. 1931--90, British actress
5. Richard Bedford, 1st Viscount. 1870--1947, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister (1930--35)
6. Sir Richard Rodney. born 1936, British composer, noted for film music and his operas The Mines of Sulphur (1965) and Victory (1970)
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Between himself and the Roman Catholic Chaplain of the Irish contingent lay, as Bennett believed, an unbridgeable gulf, but it was noticeable that whenever the Church of England dealt with a human problem she was very likely to call in the Church of Rome.
No, it's not a scapular, Bennett.' He held out his hand.
'Powers of Darkness below!" said Father Victor, passing all over to Mr Bennett. 'Do you know what these things are?'
'I do not quite understand,' said Mr Bennett. 'He probably brought them on purpose.
My father, he got these papers from the Jadoo-Gher what do you call that?' (Bennett nodded) 'because he was in good-standing.
'"Sahibs praying to a bull!" What in the world do you make of that?' said Bennett. "'Disciple of a holy man!" Is the boy mad?'
'Powers of Darkness!' was all that Father Victor could say, as Bennett marched off, with a firm hand on Kim's shoulder.
Bennett looked at him with the triple-ringed uninterest of the creed that lumps nine-tenths of the world under the title of 'heathen'.
'He says, "What are you going to do?"' Bennett was staring uneasily at Father Victor, and Kim, for his own ends, took upon himself the office of interpreter.
Miss Bennett liked dancing and poetry better than anything in the world.
And as usual Raffles had his way, though Bennett Addenbrooke showed some temper when he was gone, and I myself shared his annoyance to no small extent.
A shift of gale to the south gave them a fair wind down Lake Bennett, before which they ran under a huge sail made by Liverpool.