But picture Ben and Betsy, two city dwellers, neither owning a car.
I, Ben Gustefson, collated boring statistical figures while locked in a cramped cubical of a company that offered me no future potential.
Ben Gustefson, the love of my life!
I came downstairs and tried to figure out what happened and then I talked to Ben and it calmed me down.
Ben can fall asleep in the middle of a conversation.
"Ben and I will keep watch, like this afternoon," Betsy said.
It was your notes that Ben conveyed to the tip line.
Ben, we voted you in so we're willing to give you the ball.
We've skated around saying nothing since Ben played us Mr. Cooms' conversation.
Three weeks later, baby Claire Elizabeth LeBlanc was baptized at St. Bernard's Catholic Church with Betsy and Ben Gustefson as godparents.
"Ben," she said, "please don't let him kill me and my baby."
"I'll talk to Ben and call you back," she said.
Ben Alder (3757 ft.) on the west shore is the chief feature of the great Corrour deer forest.
The chief members of the Ibn Tibbon family were (I) JUDAH BEN SAUL (1120-1190), who was born in Spain but settled in Lunel.
Ben Rinnes (2755 ft.) and several other hills of lesser altitude all lie within a few miles of Dufftown.
The ascent of Ben Ledi is commonly made from the town.
Mendelssohn himself published a German translation of the Vindiciae judaeorum by Menasseh ben Israel.
The most important of them for the understanding of the gemara (Babhli) is that of Rashi 3 (Solomon ben Isaac, d.
Of Fez) in the 11th century, often cited in the Jewish manner as Rif; and that by Asher ben Yehiel (d.
(See further under Bible.) Most of the Masorah is anonymous, including the Massekheth Soferim (of various dates from perhaps the 6th to the 9th century) and the Okhlah we-Okhlah, but when the period of anonymous literature ceases, there appear (in the 10th century) Ben Asher of Tiberias, the greatest authority on the subject, and his opponent Ben Naphthali.
The most important writers are Yoseh ben Yoseh, probably in the 6th century, chiefly known for his compositions for the day of Atonement, Eleazar Qalir, the founder of the payyetanic style, perhaps in the 7th century, Seadiah, and the Spanish school consisting of Joseph ibn Abitur (died in 970), Ibn Gabirol, Isaac Gayyath, Moses ben Ezra, Abraham ben Ezra and Judah ha-levi, who will be mentioned below; later, Moses ben Nahman and Isaac Luria the Kabbalist.'
In a different department there is the first Talmud lexicon (`Arukh) now lost, by Zemah ben Paltoi, Gaon of Pumbeditha in the 9th century.
All these writers, however, are entirely eclipsed by the commanding personality of the most famous of the Geonim, Seadiah ben Joseph (q.v.) of Sura, often called al-Fayyumi (of the Fayum in Egypt), one of the greatest representatives of Jewish learning of all times, who died in 942.
His life was such that no man could ever say, "Ben Franklin has wronged me."
As I write this, the three most recent examples are the end of the twenty-three-year reign of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia, the thirty-year reign of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, and the forty-two-year reign of Moammar Gadhafi in Libya.