His life was such that no man could ever say, "Ben Franklin has wronged me."
"I'll talk to Ben and call you back," she said.
I, Ben Gustefson, collated boring statistical figures while locked in a cramped cubical of a company that offered me no future potential.
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.
"Ben and I will keep watch, like this afternoon," Betsy said.
But picture Ben and Betsy, two city dwellers, neither owning a car.
We've skated around saying nothing since Ben played us Mr. Cooms' conversation.
"Ben," she said, "please don't let him kill me and my baby."
The ascent of Ben Ledi is commonly made from the town.
Right now it reminds me of Ben and me on the Amherst playground as kids arguing who owns the ball and who owns the bat.
It was your notes that Ben conveyed to the tip line.
Dr Ginsburg had one predecessor in the field, the learned Jacob ben Chajim, who in 1524-1525 published the second Rabbinic Bible, containing what has ever since been known as the Massorah; but neither were the materials available nor was criticism sufficiently advanced for a complete edition.
God, Ben, you think I'm some kind of conniving bitch!
Three weeks later, baby Claire Elizabeth LeBlanc was baptized at St. Bernard's Catholic Church with Betsy and Ben Gustefson as godparents.
"My name's Ben," I said extending my hand.
Mendelssohn himself published a German translation of the Vindiciae judaeorum by Menasseh ben Israel.
Bowman (1900); Cromwell's Jewish Intelligencies (1891), Crypto-Jews under the Commonwealth (1894), Menasseh Ben Israel's Mission to Oliver Cromwell (1901), by L.
The most important of them for the understanding of the gemara (Babhli) is that of Rashi 3 (Solomon ben Isaac, d.
Ben, what do you think?
The Siddicr of Amram ben Sheshna has been already mentioned.
Ben Gustefson, the love of my life!
I'm glad you got yourself a good woman, Ben.
I've got to tell you, Ben.
My wife loves you; do you know that Ben?
"You're almost as broke as Ben," he told Howie.
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.
What do you think, Ben?
Annie was murdered, Ben.
Don't go prude on me, Ben.
Don't talk dirty, Ben.
You'll talk to him, won't you Ben?
Can you do it, Ben?
That leaves you, Ben.
Don't get me wrong, Ben.
What about you, Ben?
It's a boy's life that's important, Ben.
He's going to find us, Ben!
Don't say that, Ben!
Do you want me to say it, Ben?
I don't know, Ben.
He's stalking us, Ben.
We can't let this fall apart on us, Ben.
Drink up, Ben and I'll tell you.
You never did understand, Ben.
It won't mean anything, Ben.
Can he really be that close, Ben?
You want one, Ben?
Coming up to bed, Ben?
Ben, this entire business has gotten out of hand.
Do you know what I did to Annie, Ben?
He's a mess, Ben.
"I don't want to leave him here alone, Ben," she whispered between sobs.
My name is Elizabeth Anne Morganthaw Gustefson, called Betsy and I'm writing these horrifying remembrances at the request of my husband Ben.
I just hoped and prayed somehow his contact of Ben or Howie could be used to locate us.
MAIMONIDES, the common name of RABBI MOSES BEN
Ben Rinnes (2755 ft.) and several other hills of lesser altitude all lie within a few miles of Dufftown.
Beginning in 1867 with the publication of Jacob ben Chajim's Introduction to the Rabbinic Bible, Hebrew and English, with notices, and the Massoreth HaMassoreth of Elias Levita, in Hebrew, with translation and commentary, Dr Ginsburg took rank as an eminent Hebrew scholar.
he wrote the article Drama, and biographies of Ben Jonson and other dramatists; and he became an important contributor to the present work.
The mass widens out once more in the Liverpool Range, where the highest peak, Mount Oxley, reaches 4500 ft., and farther north, in the New England Range, Ben Lomond reaches an elevation of 5000 ft.
Ben Jonson produced a skilful amalgamation of the Aulularia and the Captivi in his early play The Case is Altered (written before 1599).
est le facies d'eau agitee du Bougainvillia ramosa Van Ben."
ISAAC BEN SOLOMON LURIA (1534-1572), Jewish mystic, was born in Jerusalem.
Ben tham (Pres.
For the other books, the recognized Targum on the Prophets is that ascribed to Jonathan ben Uzziel (4th century ?), which originated in Palestine, but was edited in Babylonia, so that it has the same history and linguistic character as Onkelos.
In the 10th century Jacob al-Qirqisani wrote his Kitab al-anwar, on law, Solomon ben Yeruham (against Seadiah) and Yefet ben 'Ali wrote exegetical works; in the 11th century Abu'l-faraj Furgan, exegesis, and Yusuf al-Basir against Samuel ben Hophni.
Other writers are Aaron (the elder) ben Joseph, 13th century, who wrote the commentary Sepher ha-mibhhar; Aaron (the younger) of Nicomedia (14th century), author of `E Ilayyim, on philosophy, Gan `Eden, on law, and the commentary Kether Torah; in the 15th century Elijah Bashyazi, on law (Addereth Eliyahu), and Caleb Efendipoulo, poet and theologian; in the 16th century Moses Bashyazi, theologian.
Africa were in close relation with those of Spain, and as early as the beginning of the 9th century Judah ben Quraish of Tahort had composed his Risalah (letter) to the Jews of Fez on grammatical subjects from a comparative point of view, and a dictionary now lost.
His work was used in the 10th century by Menahem ben Saruq, of Cordova, in his Mahbereth (dictionary).
in 1040 at Mainz), a famous Talmudist and com mentator, his pupil Jacob ben Yaqar, and Moses of Narbonne, called ha-Darshan, the "Exegete," were the forerunners of the greatest of all Jewish commentators, Solomon ben Isaac (Rashi), who died at Troyes in 1105.
Rashi was a pupil of Jacob ben Yaqar, and studied at Worms and Mainz.
His relative Abraham ben Ezra, generally called simply Ibn Ezra,4 was still more distinguished.
1141 at Lucena), a friend of Judah Ha-levi and of Moses ben Ezra, wrote Responsa and IIiddushin (annotations) on parts of the Talmud.
The greatest of all medieval Jewish scholars was Moses ben Maimon (Rambam), called Maimonides by Christians.
A very different person was Moses ben Nahman (Ramban) or Nahmanides, who was born at Gerona in 1194 and died in Palestine about 1270.
He wrote numerous translations, of Galen, Aristotle, Ilariri, IIunain ben Isaac and Maimonides, as well as several original works, a Sepher Anaq in imitation of Moses ben Ezra, and treatises on grammar and medicine (Rephuath geviyyah), but he is best known for his Talzkemoni, a diwan in the style of Ilariri's Magimat.
His son Moses, who died about the end of the 13th century, translated the rest of Maimonides, much of Averroes, the lesser Canon of Avicenna, Euclid's Elements (from the Arabic version), Ibn al-Jazzar's Viaticum, medical works of IIunain ben Isaac (Johannitius) and Razi (Rhazes), besides works of less-known Arabic authors.
It also originated in Spain, where Joseph ben Isaac Qimhi was born, who migrated to S.
Of the same school were Menahem ben Simeon of Posquieres, a commentator, who died about the end of the 12th century, and Moses ben Jacob of Coucy (13th century), author of the Semag (book of precepts, positive and negative) a very popular and valuable halakhic work.
In the East, Tanhum ben Joseph of Jerusalem was the author of commentaries (not to be confounded with the Midrash Tanhuma) on many books of the Bible, and of an extensive lexicon (Kitab al-Murshid) to the Mishnah, all in Arabic.
Asher ben Jehiel, a pupil of Me'ir of Rothenburg, was the author of the popular Talmudic compendium, generally quoted as Rabbenu Asher, on the lines of Alfasi, besides other halakhic works.
In the first half of the 14th century lived the two translators Qalonymos ben David and Qalonymos ben Qalonymos, the latter of whom translated many works of Galen and Averroes, and various scientific treatises, besides writing original works, e.g.
At the end of the century Isaac ben Moses, called Profiat Duran (Efodi), is chiefly known as an antiChristian controversialist (letter to Me'ir Alguadez), but also wrote on grammar (Ma`aseh Efod) and a commentary on the Moreh.
The introduction of printing (first dated Hebrew printed book, Rashi, Reggio, 1475) gave occasion for a number of scholarly compositors and proof-readers, some of whom were also authors, such as Jacob ben Ilayyim of Tunis Later waters.
Another historian living also in Italy was Joseph ben Joshua, whose Dibhre ha-yamim (Venice, 1 534) is a sort of history of the world, and his `Emeq ha-bakhah an account of Jewish troubles to the year 1575.
about 1685) wrote the historical work Qore ha-doroth (Venice, 1746), using Jewish and other sources; Jacob ben Hayyim Zemah, kabbalist and student of Luria, wrote Qol be-ramah, a commentary on the Zohar and on the liturgy; Abraham Hayekini, kabbalist, chiefly remembered as a supporter of the would-be Messiah, Shabbethai Zebhi, wrote Hod Malkuth (Constantinople, 1655) and sermons.
Ben Lomond (3192 ft.), the ascent of which is made with comparative ease from Rowardennan, dominates the landscape; but there are other majestic hills, particularly on the west and north-west banks.
Craig Royston, a tract lying between Inversnaid and Ben Lomond, was also associated with Rob Roy.
Many other examples might be cited, as the " suspended nun " which transforms the pronunciation of the original Mosheh (Moses) into Menashsheh (Manasseh) owing to the irregular practices of his descendant, Jonathan ben Gershom (Jud.
north of that of Ben Macdhui, may be reached from the latter with scarcely any descent, by following the rugged ridge flanking the western side of Loch Avon.
to the east are the twin masses of Ben a Bourd, the northern top of which is 3924 ft.
Ben A'an, an adjoining hill, is 384.3 ft.
GERSONIDES, or BEN Gerson (Gershon), Levi, known also as Ralbag (1288-1344), Jewish philosopher and commentator, was born at Bagnols in Languedoc, probably in 1288.
Zechariah was slain after six months by Shallum ben Jabesh in Ibleam; but the usurper fell a month later to Menahem, who only after much bloodshed established his posi tion.
The wisdom of Jesus ben Sira (Sirach) is contained in the book commonly called Ecclesiasticus.
But Salome Alexandra, his brother's widow, who released him from prison on the death of her husband and married him, was connected with the Pharisees through her brother Simon ben Shetach.
Simon ben Shatach stood beside the queen: the exiles were restored and among them his great colleague Jehudah ben Tabai.
Under Johanan ben Zaccai the Pharisees established themselves at Jamnia.
At the time, Menasseh ben Israel was in London, on a mission to Cromwell.
Wolf, Menasseh ben Israel's Mission to Cromwell, p. lxxv.).
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ALP ARSLAN, or [[Axan, Mahommed Ben Da'Ud]] (1029-1072), the second sultan of the dynasty of Seljuk, in Persia, and great-grandson of Seljuk, the founder of the dynasty, was born in the year A.D.
Its concluding words suggest that its production was due to Khalid ben Yezid (died in 708), who was a pupil of the Syrian monk Marianus, and according to the Kitab-al-Fihrist was the first Mussulman writer on alchemy.
In the Elizabethan era and afterwards mentions abound; see the works of Shakespeare, Sidney, Ben Jonson, Drayton, Warner, A.
HASDAI BEN ABRAHAM CRESCAS (1340 -, 410), Spanish philosopher.
Ravenstein's map of Ben Nevis (1887) first employed the colours of the spectrum, viz.
Thus on a relief on a scale of 1: i,000,000 a mountain like Ben Nevis would only rise to a height of 1.3 mm.
Marco Polo mentions such charts; Vasco da Gama (1498) found them in the hands of his Indian pilot, and their nature is fully explained in the Mohit or encyclopaedia of the sea compiled from ancient sources by the Turkish admiral Sidi Ali Ben Hosein in 1554.1 These charts are covered with a close network of lines intersecting each other at right angles.
- Idrisi (1154) the world by Abu Jafar Mahommed ben Musa of Khiva, the librarian of the caliph el Mamun (833), declares them to be superior to the maps of Ptolemy or Marinus, but maps of a later date by Istakhri (950) or Ibn al Wardi (1349) are certainly of a most rudimentary type.
BEN NEVIS, the highest mountain in the British Isles, in Inverness-shire, Scotland.
From 1881 till 1904 meteorological observations were taken from the summit of Ben Nevis, the observers at first making the ascent daily for the purpose.
Observations conducted during several months have shown that, whilst the mean temperature at Fort William was 57° F., at the summit of Ben Nevis it was 41° F., and that though the rainfall at the fort amounted to 24 in., it was as much as 43 in.
on the top of the Ben.
Then it was taken by Timur, from whom the sultan Ahmed Ben Avis fled, and, finding refuge with the Greek emperor, contrived later to repossess himself of the city, whence he was finally expelled by Kara Yusuf of the KaraKuyunli ("Black Sheep") Mongols in 1417.
BIZERTA (properly pronounced Ben Zert; Fr.
ELIJAH WILNA, or Elijah Ben Solomon, best known as the Gaon Elijah Of Wilna (1720-1797), a noted Talmudist who hovered between the new and the old schools of thought.
The caverns in the sides of the precipice are said to have afforded Wallace and other heroes (or outlaws) refuge in time of trouble, but the old house is most memorable as the home of the poet William Drummond, who here welcomed Ben Jonson; the tree beneath which the two poets sat still stands.
al-jebr wa'l-mugabala, transposition and removal (of terms of an equation), the name of a treatise by Mahommed ben Musa al-Khwarizmi), a branch of mathematics which may be defined as the generalization and extension of arithmetic.
The first mention of the word is to be found in the title Ety= of a work by Mahommed ben Musa al-Khwarizmi (Hovarezmi), who flourished about the beginning of the 9th century.
But these translations were regarded as imperfect, and it remained for Tobit ben Korra (836-901) to produce a satisfactory edition.
The first notable Arabian mathematician was Mahommed ben Musa al-Khwarizmi, who flourished in the reign of Mamun.
Tobit ben Korra (836-901), born at Harran in Mesopotamia, an accomplished linguist, mathematician and astronomer, rendered conspicuous service by his translations of various Greek authors.
Gabir ben Aflah of Sevilla, commonly called Geber, was a celebrated astronomer and apparently skilled in algebra, for it has been supposed that the word " algebra " is compounded from his name.
Amongst the public buildings are the Belford hospital, public hall, court house and the low-level meteorological observatory, constructed in 1891, which was in connexion with the observatory on the top of Ben Nevis, until the latter was closed in 1904.
S.) But there is absolutely no necessity for supposing that when the grandson of Ben Sira reached Egypt the Psalter had been translated into Greek.
Ben Sira indeed in his list of worthies mentions Zerubbabel, Joshua and Nehemiah; but Zerubbabel and Joshua he must have known from the books of Haggai and Zechariah, and he may well have been acquainted with that document relating to Nehemiah which the Chronicler incorporated with his book.
Ben Sira's omission of the name of Ezra rather militates against the supposition that he had the Chronicler's book before him when he.
27 (a poem of which every translatable verse is explicable if it refers to the great procession at the rededication of the Temple in 164 B.C.) the same two tribes are joined with Judah and Ben j amin (sc. Judaea) as celebrating the Lord's victory.
In January Bruce Hamilton continued his successful night marches, and late in the month General Ben Viljoen was captured in the Leydenburg district.
The later Rabbis wore most sumptuous apparel, and were crowned until the death of Eliezer ben Azarya.
A different and very interesting piece of evidence is afforded by the Ipomedon of Hue de Rotelande; in relating how his hero appeared at a tournament three days running, in three different suits of armour, red, black and white, the author remarks, Sul ne sai pas de mentir l'art Walter Map reset ben sa part.
The principal external features are the huge Victoria Tower at the south, and the clock tower, with its well-known chimes and the hour-bell " Big Ben," on the north.
The early years of Stuart London may be said to be closely linked with the last years of Elizabethan London, for the greatest men, such as Raleigh, Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, lived on into James's reign.
Ben Jonson places one of the scenes of Every Man in his Humour in Moorfields, which at the time he wrote the play had, as stated above, lately been drained and laid out in walks.
At the Mermaid Ben Jonson had such companions as Shakespeare, Raleigh, Beaumont, Fletcher, Carew, Donne, Cotton and Selden, but at the Devil in Fleet Street, where he started the Apollo Club, he was omnipotent.
Herrick, in his well-known Ode to Ben, mentions several of the inns of the day.
ABBA MARI (in full, Abba Mari ben Moses ben Joseph), French rabbi, was born at Lunel, near Montpellier, towards the end of the 13th century.
" Jealousy Offering") called upon the famous rabbi Solomon ben Adret of Barcelona to come to the aid of orthodoxy.
Ben Adret, with the approval of other prominent Spanish rabbis, sent a letter to the community at Montpellier proposing to forbid the study of philosophy to those who were less than thirty years of age, and, in spite of keen opposition from the liberal section, a decree in this sense was issued by ben Adret in 1305.
When Manasseh ben Israel in 1655 petitioned for the return of the Jews who had been expelled by Edward I., Carvajal took part in the agitation and boldly avowed his Judaism.
2., Gamaliel Ii., the son of Simon ben Gamaliel, one of Jerusalem's foremost men in the war against the Romans (vide Josephus, Bellum Jud.
In Jabneh (Jamnia), where during the siege of Jerusalem the scribes of the school of Hillel had taken refuge by permission of Vespasian, a new centre of Judaism arose under the leadership of the aged Johanan ben Zakkai, a school whose members inherited the authority of the Sanhedrin of Jerusalem.
became Johanan ben Zakkai's successor, and rendered immense service in the strengthening and reintegration of Judaism, which had been deprived of its former basis by the destruction of the Temple and by the entire loss of its political autonomy.
MORDECAI BEN HILLEL, a German rabbi, who died as a martyr at Nuremberg in 1298.
A footnote (1743) explained away the allusion by making it apply to Richard Brome, the disciple of Ben Jonson.
JOHANAN BEN ZACCAI, Palestinian rabbi, contemporary of the Apostles.
Simon ben Gamaliel forbade the translation of the Pentateuch in any language but Greek; and this command was upheld by R.
On a small hill to the north of the town stands the fort, a conspicuous pile of red sandstone, said to have been built by Mahommed ben Tughlak of Delhi in the 1 4 th century.
He mentions a rabbi from Lydda, a rabbi from Tiberias, and above all rabbi Ben Anina, who came to him by night secretly for fear of the Jews.
He sold his share in the property in 1776 for £35,000, and took leave of the stage by playing a round of his favourite characters - Hamlet, Lear, Richard and Benedick, among Shakespearian parts; Lusignan in Zara, Aaron Hill's adaptation of Voltaire's Zaire; and Kitely in his own adaptation of Ben Jonson's Archer in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem; Abel Drugger in Ben Jonson's Alchemist; Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's Provoked Wife; Leon in Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife.
Isaac Ben Solomon Israeli >>
Israel Ben Moses Najara >>
the contemptuous hatred of Ben Sira, Ecclesiasticus 1.26, and the author of Jubilees xxiv.
The most important of these documents, a poem in Provençal, "La Nobla Leyczon," contains two lines which claimed for it the date of i 100: Ben ha mil e cent anez compli entierament Que fo scripta 1' ora, car sen al derier temp.
The hymn of praise by Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus xlix.
These problems were also attacked by the Arabian mathematicians; Tobit ben Korra (836-901) is credited with a solution, while Abul Gud solved it by means of a parabola and an equilateral hyperbola.
RABA BEN JOSEPH BEN HAMA (c. 280-352), Babylonian rabbi or amora.
Mirza Mahommed Ben Shah Rok Ulugh Beg >>
The illuminations in London and the great provincial towns were magnificent, and all the hills from Ben Nevis to the South Downs were crowned with bonfires.
The principal points on the shores are Glengyle, formerly a fastness of the Macgregors, the Trossachs, the Goblins' Cave on Ben Venue, and Stronachlachar (Gaelic, "the mason's nose"), from which there is a ferry to Coilachra on the opposite side.
MOSES BEN ISRAEL ISSERLES (c. 1520-1572), known as Rema, was born at Cracow and died there in 1572.
Randon (1795-1871), named governorgeneral of Algeria after the coup d'etat, had at first to repress in the south a rising of a new " master of the hour," Mahomet ben Abdallah, the sherif of Wargla.
Their work may be said to culminate in the vocalized text which resulted from the labours of Rabbi Aaron ben Asher in the 10th century.
These intentional alterations, however, only affect a very limited portion of the text, and, though it is possible that other changes were introduced at different times, it is very This represents the Western tradition as opposed to the Eastern text of ben Naphtali.
Tanhuma ben (" ` son of ") Abba, one of the most famous haggadists of Palestine (4th century), who systematized and fixed the haggadic literature.
19 that four hundred prophets of Baal and Asherah sat at Jezebel's table; (b) the fact that Deborah, Samuel, Elijah, Elisha, Micaiah ben Imlah, the most notable of .the earlier representatives of prophecy, belong to northern Israel, which was more subject to CanaanitePhoenician influence.
r r the iron horns of Zedels.iah ben Kena`nah, and in 2 Kings xiii.
Till Amos (with the solitary exception of Micaiah ben Imlah, in i Kings xxii.) prophecy was optimist - even Elijah, if he denounced the destruction of a dynasty and the annihilation of all who had bowed the knee to Baal, never doubted of the future of the nation when only the faithful remained; but the new prophecy is pessimist - it knows that Israel is rotten to the core, and that the whole fabric of society must be dissolved before reconstruction is possible.
The praises of the park and the house have been sung in Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, and by Ben Jonson, Edmund Waller and Robert Southey.
Indeed, he disavows any such claim by stating expressly, in his dedication to the king, " I have with a cleare conscience purely & faythfully translated this out of fyue sundry interpreters, hauyng onely the manyfest trueth of the scripture before myne eyes," and in the Prologue he refers to his indebtedness to " The Douche (German) interpreters: whom (because of theyr synguler gyftes and speciall diligence in The Bible) I haue ben the more glad to folowe for the most parte, accordynge as I was requyred."
scholar, so called from the initials of his full name, RABBI SAMUEL BEN MEIR, was a leading member of the French school of Biblical exegesis.
from Newburyport in the township of West Newbury) Indian Hill Farm, the birthplace of the journalist Ben Perley Poore (1820-1887), author of Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis (1886).
by Tobit ben Korra (836-901).
Here and at Ben Rhydding, 1 m.
Eldad ben Mahli >>
Ben Jonson told Drummond of Hawthornden that he would willingly have destroyed many of his own poems to be able to claim as his own Southwell's "Burning Babe," an extreme but beautiful example of his fantastic treatment of sacred subjects.
Ben Ali esSenousi" (Bull.
Johanan Ben Zaccai >>
Twiggs (1790-1862), a veteran of the Mexican War, surrendered the Department of Texas, without resistance, to the Confederate general, Ben McCulloch; for this General Twiggs was dismissed from the United States army, and in May he became a major-general in the Confederate service.
The Muilrea and Ben Gorm range, bounding the fine fjord of Killary Harbour, is formed of terraced Silurian rocks, from Bala to Ludlow age.
JOSIPPON, the name usually given to a popular chronicle of Jewish history from Adam to the age of Titus, attributed to an author Josippon or Joseph ben Gorion.'
In this building General Lew Wallace (governor 1878-1881) wrote the concluding chapters to Ben Hur.
The Letters breathe the spirit of the New Comedy and the Alexandrine poets; portions of Letter 33 are almost literally translated in Ben Jonson's Song to Celia, " Drink to me only with thine eyes."
This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Bef to Ben.
In 1895 the chief of Katr (Sheikh Jasim ben Thani), instigated by the Turks, attacked Sheikh Isa of Bahrein, but his fleet of dhows was destroyed by a British gunboat, and Bahrein (like Zanzibar) has since been detached from Oman and placed directly under British protection.
The whole name is shortened sometimes to "Son of Sira," Ben Sira in Hebrew, Bar Sira in Aramaic, and sometimes (as in the title prefixed in the Greek cod.
Occasionally, again, Ben Sira touches the highest themes, and speaks of the nature of God: "He is All" (xliii.
Randolph, the adopted "son" of Ben Jonson, addressed a poem of compliment to him, and became his friend, and that Feltham attacked Ben Jonson in an ode shortly before the aged poet's death, but contributed a flattering elegy to the J onsonus Virbius in 1638.
IBN GABIROL [SOLOMON BEN JUDAH}, Jewish poet and philosopher, was born at Malaga, probably about 1021.
Indeed, this charge is expressly brought against him by Abraham ben David of Toledo (died in 1180).
In 1307, owing to non-payment of tribute, a fresh series of Mussulman incursions began, under Malik Kafur, issuing in the final ruin of the Yadava power; and in 1338 the reduction of the Deccan was completed by Mahommed ben Tughlak.
18 before 1628, except that through his connexion with young Cavendish he had relations with literary men of note like Ben Jonson, and also with Bacon and Lord Herbert of Cherbury.
SE.) passage quoted from any dramatist of the Elizabethan age except Shakespeare and Ben Jonson.
Even from Ben the quotations are few.
Menasseh Ben Israel >>
Elisha Ben Abuyah >>
It is composed of gneiss, is generally rather flat, save in the west where Ben Hogh reaches a height of 339 ft., and has several lakes.
On the north-east the principal heights are Ben Slioch (3217 ft.), whose sugar-loaf form dominates the landscape, Ben Lair (2817) and Ben Airidh-a-Char (2593), and, on the south-west, the peaks of Ben Eay, four of which exceed 3000 ft.
Farther to the south-west, in the shires of Perth, Inverness and Argyll, they give place to the ordinary hummocky crested ridges of Highland scenery, which, however, in Ben Nevis and Aonach Beg reach a height of over 4000 ft.
The top of Ben Macdhui stands upon nearly a square mile of moor exceeding 4000 ft.
In many cases, however, the groups point to the existence of some boss of rock of greater durability than those in the immediate neighbourhood, as in the Cuchullins and Red Hills of Skye and the group of granite cones of Ben Loyal, Sutherland.
Where a thick group of coarse hard grits intercalated in the sedimentary rocks crops out it rises into a chain of lofty rugged hills, of which Ben Ledi and Ben Vorlich are examples.
Their existence under the basalt outlier of Ben Iadain in Morven, at a height of 1600 ft.
These plateaus are composed of nearly horizontal sheets of basalt - columnar, amorphous or amygdaloidal - which, in Ben More, in Mull, attain a thickness of more than 3000 ft.
In these districts the annual rainfall averages 26 in., whereas over extensive breadths in the west it exceeds too in., in Glencroe being nearly 130 in., and on the top of Ben Nevis it may reach 150 in.
Benzoyl chloride, C 6 H S 0001, is formed by distilling a mixture of phosphorus pentachloride and benzoic acid; by the action of chlorine on benzaldehyde, or by passing a stream of hydrochloric acid gas over a mixture of benzoic acid and phosphorus pentoxide heated to 200°C. (C. Friedel, Ben.
Judah Ben Solomon Harizi >>
SIMON BEN YOHAI (2nd century A.D.), a Galilean Rabbi, one of the most eminent disciples of Aqiba (q.v.).
31, to a spot in the valley of Ben Hinnom near Jerusalem where the Hebrews in the time of Ahab and Manasseh offered children to Molech and other heathen gods.
From Corrie they can be traced southwards and inland to near the head of Ben Lister Glen.
The small development of Upper Carboniferous strata, visible on the shore south of Corrie and in Ben Lister Glen, consists of sandstones, red and mottled clays and purple shales, which yield plantremains of Upper Carboniferous facies.
The second is represented by a thin lava, associated with the Upper Limestone group of the Carboniferous Limestone series, and the highest is found in Ben Lister Glen intercalated with the Upper Carboniferous strata, and may be the equivalent of the volcanic series which, in Ayrshire, occupies the position of the Millstone Grit.
At Corrie and the Cock of Arran they rest on Upper Carboniferous strata; in Ben Lister Glen, on the lower limestone group of the Carboniferous Limestone series; and on the west coast they repose on the Old Red Sandstone.
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To this were added from time to time the various estates scattered throughout Ross-shire - the most considerable of which were the districts around Ullapool and Little Loch Broom on the Atlantic coast, the area in which Ben Wyvis is situated, and a tract to the north of Loch Fannich - which had been acquired by the ancestors of Sir George Mackenzie (1630-1714), afterwards Viscount Tarbat (1685) and 1st earl of Cromarty (1703).
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The single case of Ben Jonson sufficiently proves this.
ELISHA BEN ABUYAH (c. A.D.
ALI, in full, 'ALI BEN ABU TALIB (c. 600-661), the fourth of the caliphs or successors of Mahomet, was born at Mecca about the year A.D.
For the relations between Bacon and Ben Jonson see The Tale of the Shakespeare Epitaphs by Francis Bacon (New York, 1888); for Bacon's poetical gifts see an article in the Fortnightly Review (March 1905).
Christian visionaries fixed the year 1666 for the millennium, and in his appeal to Cromwell on behalf of the return of the Jews to England Menasseh ben Israel made strong appeal to this belief.
However, fresh disturbance was caused by Tibni ben Ginath (perhaps of Naphtali), and Israel was divided into rival factions.
There is no a priori reason why other legal enactments should not have been current when the compilation was first made; the Pentateuchal legislation is incomplete, and covers only a small part of the affairs of life in which legal decisions 1 For the sake of convenience Ben (" son ") and Rabbi are, as usual, abbreviated to b.
Spinoza received his first training under the senior rabbi, Saul Levi Morteira, and Manasseh ben Israel, a theological writer of some eminence whose works show considerable knowledge of philosophical authors.
Under these teachers he became familiar with the Talmud and, what was probably more important for his own development, with the philosophical writings of Ibn Ezra and Maimonides, Levi ben Gerson, Hasdai Crescas, and other representatives of Jewish medieval thought, who aim at combining the traditional theology with ideas got from Aristotle and his Neoplatonic commentators.
He was supported by Ben Jonson, who has some fine Horatian epistles in his Forests (1616) and his Underwoods.
employed Jewish physicians; it was a Jew - Abraham Zacuto ben Samuel - who supplied Vasco da Gama with nautical instruments; and Jews were employed in the overland journeys by which the Portuguese court first endeavoured to obtain information on Far Eastern affairs.
In the 16th century the city was rebuilt by Joseph ben Ardut, subvented by Dona Gracia and Sultan Suleiman.
He is the subject of tragedies by Ben Jonson and P. Crebillon, and of the Rome sauvee of Voltaire.
The Rabbi HILLEL, who in the 4th century made the remarkable declaration that Israel need not expect a Messiah, because the promise of a Messiah had already been fulfilled in the days of King Hezekiah (Babli, Sanhedrin, 99a), is probably Hillel, the son of Samuel ben Nahman, a well-known expounder of the scriptures.
The name Geber has long been used to designate the author of a number of Latin treatises on alchemy, entitled Summa perfectionis magisterii, De investigatione perfectionis, De inventione veritatis, Liber fornacum, Testamentum Geberi Regis Indiae and Alchemia Geberi, and these writings were generally regarded as translations from the Arabic originals of Abu Abdallah Jaber ben Hayyam (Haiyan) ben Abdallah al-Kufi, who is supposed to have lived in the 8th or 9th century of the Christian era.
His patron or master is variously given as Ja'far ben Yahya, and as Ja'far es-Sadiq; in the Arabic Book of Royalty, professedly written by him, he addresses the last-named as his master.
In Albertus Magnus the name Geber occurs only once and then with the epithet "of Seville"; doubtless the reference is to the Arabian Jabir ben Aflah, who lived in that city in the r r th century, and wrote an astronomy in 9 books which is of importance in the history of trigonometry.
BEN VENUE, a mountain in south-west Perthshire, Scotland, 10 m.
A lion dormant on a rose, the symbol of secrecy: - Ben pur celer, gis sur roser; ici repose liun en la rose; de su la rose le lion repose.
Jesus ben Sirach (Ecclesiasticus), who wrote about 200180 B.C., in his otherwise complete list of Israel's leading spirits (xlix.), makes no mention of Daniel.
His first seven weeks, therefore, ending with the rule of "Messiah the Prince," 5 probably Joshua ben Jozadak, the first high-priest after the exile (Ezra iii.
The characteristics of this section point to its composition about ro090 B.C., when Simon ben Shetah was president of the Sanhedrin.
As Simon ben Shetah insisted on a rigorous examination of the witnesses, so does our writer: as he and his party required that the perjurer should suffer the same penalty he sought to inflict on another, so our writer represents the death penalty as inflicted on the perjured elders.
ELDAD BEN MAHLI, also surnamed had-Dani, Abu-Dani, David-had-Dani, or * the Danite, Jewish traveller, was the supposed author of a Jewish travel-narrative of the 9th century A.D., which enjoyed great authority in the middle ages, especially on the question of the Lost Ten Tribes.
His whole nature was summed up in the lines of his favourite poet: "Luce intellettual, piena d'amore, Amor di vero ben, pien di letizia, Letizia the trascende ogni dolzore."
Though exceedingly popular as a lecturer, his literary reputation rests upon three historical romances: The Fair God (1873), a story of the conquest of Mexico; Ben Hur (1880), a tale of the coming of Christ, which was translated into several languages and dramatized; and The Prince of India (1893), dealing with the Wandering Jew and the Byzantine empire.
high, bearing the great clock which chimes the quarters on four bells, and strikes the hours on a bell weighing over 13 tons, named Big Ben after Sir Benjamin Hall, First Commissioner of Works at the time when the clock was erected.
Ishmael ben Elisha who lived at the close of the 1st century and the beginning of the 2nd century B.C. This book is very closely related to the Book of the Secrets of Enoch, or rather, to a large extent dependent upon it.
Did Ishmael ben Elisha use the Book of the Secrets of Enoch in its Greek form, or did he find portions of it in Hebrew?
Heraclius (1646), Andromede (1650), a spectacle-opera rather than a play, Don Sanche d'Aragon (1650) and Nicomede (1651) were the products of the next few years' work; but in 1652 Pertharite was received with decided disfavour, and the poet in disgust resolved, like Ben Jonson, to quit the loathed stage.
NACHMANIDES (NAIiMANIDES), the usual name of Moses Ben Nahman (known also as Ramban), Jewish scholar, was born in Gerona in 1194 and died in Palestine c. 1270.
JACOB BEN ASHER (1280-1340), codifier of Jewish law, was born in Germany and died in Toledo.
A son of Asher ben Yehiel, Jacob helped to re-introduce the older elaborate method of legal casuistry which had been overthrown by Maimonides.
Jacob ben Asher is known as the Baal ha-turim (literally "Master of the Rows") from his chief work, the four Turim or Rows (the title is derived from the four Turim or rows of jewels in the High Priest's breastplate).
In this work Jacob ben Asher codified Rabbinic law on ethics and ritual, and it remained a standard work of reference until it was edited with a commentary by Joseph Qaro, who afterwards simplified the code into the more popular Shulhan Aruch.
BEN LEDI (Gaelic, "the hill of God"), a mountain of Perthshire, Scotland, 2875 ft.
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to W., and is remarkable for wild and romantic scenery, Ben Nevis being the chief mountain.
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we read that Ahaziah ben Ahab, king of Israel, fell sick, and sent to inquire of Baalzebub, the god of the Philistine city Ekron, whether he should recover.
These marks of the royal favour seem to have led May to expect the posts of poetlaureate and city chronologer when they fell vacant on the death of Ben Jonson in 1637, but he was disappointed, and he forsook the court and attached himself to the party of the Parliament.
Even in the beginning of the 2nd century B.C., when Ben Sira praises notable figures of the exilic and post-exilic age (Zerubbabel, Jeshua and Nehemiah), Ezra is passed over (Ecclesiasticus xlix.
and cast horoscopes; here Tobit ben Korra (836 901) developed his long unquestioned, yet misleading theory of the " trepidation " of the equinoxes; Abd-ar-rahman al-Safi 9 0 3-9 86) revised at first hand the catalogue of Ptolemy; 3 and Abulwefa (939-998), like al-Safi, a native of Persia, made continuous planetary observations, but did not (as alleged by L.
Near here is Meirun, a place much revered by the Jews as containing the tombs of Hillel, Shammai and Simon ben Yohai; a yearly festival in honour of these rabbis is here celebrated.
From the most northerly point, Ras ben Sakka, a little west of Cape Blanc, in 37°21' N., to the most southerly point, Cape Agulhas, 34° 51' 15" S., is a distance approximately of 5000 m.; from Cape Verde, 17° 33' 22" W., the westernmost point, to Ras Hafun, 51° 27' 52" E., the most easterly projection, is a distance (also approximately) of 4600 m.
He had been the first king du ben plaisi~ (of his own good pleasure)a Caesar, as his mother Louise of Savoy proudly hailed him lh 1515and to a man of his gallant and hot-headed temperament love and war were schools little calculated to teach moderation in government.
A small edifice on the east of the synagogue is called the "Rashi Chapel," and the "Rashi Chair," raised on three steps in the niche, is one of the objects of the pious admiration of pilgrims. At Worms Rashi worked under Jacob ben Yaqar, and at Mainz under Isaac ben Judah, perhaps combining at the same time the functions of teacher and student.
From the nut of the horse-radish tree ben oil is expressed.
His writings became the text-book of Levi ben Gerson at Perpignan, and of Moses of Narbonne.
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The rule went to the sultana, and her trusted agent Ibn AbI Amir Mahommed ben Abdallahan Arab of noble descent, who in his early life was a scribe, and who rose by making himself useful first to the ministers and to the favorite wife.
administration of Mahommed ben Abdallah, who took the royal name al-.Mansur Billah (the victorious through God) and is generally known as Mansur (q.v.), is also counted among the glories of the caliphate of Cordova.
Their peoples began to look to Africa, where Yusuf ben Techufin was ruling the newly founded empire of the Almorvides.
The Latin future has been replaced, as everywhere, by tile perirphasis (c a n t a r e ha b en), but it is worth noticing that in certain old texts of the 13th century, and in the popular songs of a comparatively ancient date which have been preserved in Asturias, the auxiliary can still precede the infinitive (ha ben cant a r e), as with the Latin writers of the decadence:
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The Conics of Apollonius was translated into Arabic by Tobit ben Korra in the 9th century, and this edition was followed by Halley in 1710.
Ridges and plateaus of a similar character, but more or less isolated, such as Ben Lomond (5010 feet) and Mount Wellington (4166(4166 feet), are to be found in the north-east and south-west of the island.
The ascent of Ben Wyvis (3429 ft.) is commonly made from Strathpeffer.
BEN LOMOND, a mountain in the north-west of Stirlingshire, Scotland.
The view from the summit extends northward as far as the Grampians, with occasional glimpses of Ben Nevis; westward to Jura in the Atlantic; south-westward to Arran in the Firth of Clyde; southward to Tinto Hill, the Lowthers and Cairnsmore; and eastward to Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat.
Through his disciples Asher ben Yelliel and Mordecai ben Hillel, Meir exercised much influence on subsequent developments of Judaism.
MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL (c. 1604-1657), Jewish leader, was born in Lisbon about 1604, and was brought up in Amsterdam.
Menasseh ben Israel was the author of many works, but his English tracts remain the only ones of importance.
ii.; Lucien Wolf, Menasseh ben Israel's Mission to Oliver Cromwell, with a reprint of the English pamphlets (London, P901); H.
Adler, "A Homage to Menasseh ben Israel," in Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, i.
The principal hills are the double peaks of Ben Vair (3362 ft.
and 3284 ft.) and Creag Ghorm (2372 ft.) in the north, and Fraochie (2883 ft.), Meall Ban (2148 ft.) and Ben Mhic na Ceisich (2093 ft.) near the right flank of Glen Creran.
ALBATEGNIUS (c. 850-929), an Arab prince and astronomer, correctly designated Mahommed ben Gebir al Batani, his surname being derived from his native town, Batan in Mesopotamia.
Don't make me sound like a whore for a bag of groceries, Ben!
They're not coming back Ben, I know it.
Ben, what am I going to do?
After good times and hard times and a number of renovations, it is once again a major New England travel hub, second only to Logan Airport where I'd just left my wife Even the iconic clock on the front of the building with its twelve foot face, styled after Big Ben, has been restored and running again.
After the break, Ben from the Honeyshot appeared singing protest songs backed by his 12-string, played with customary aplomb.
His sexuality and attitude toward Ben is the subject of much innuendo in the series.
It soon became an accomplishment akin to the modern day Snowdon or Ben Nevis experience.
The views were stunning (Ben Nevis clearly in view ), and the rest of the ridge looked very alluring.
aluminiumipes slide down the flanks of Ben Nevis bringing power to the defunct aluminum smelter.
However, after an inspirational recovery he became the first quadruple amputee to climb Ben Nevis and climbs rock routes graded Very Severe.
Why, aw ben away seem ' aw man ' bout ' aven ' some false wans, chul.
Ian Davey and Ben Fielding looked for early wickets but were both unsuccessful due to some solid batting.
Meanwhile Ben Mimmack writes: " Sri Lanka's contrasting innings at Lords showed that England's Achilles heel is old-fashioned test match batting.
The Ben is a magnificent hill - do n't belittle it.
Rating: reviewed by ben from england on 18th May 2005 i got this phone 3 weeks ago and i hate it!
Yes I have ben known to do 3 hour shows.
Breakfast was average but room lovely and we could see big ben!
ben done everything should be left in readiness for lighting.
The wooden protective cover folds out to provide two sturdy wooden ben... .
ben used to outline some windows and a door.
ben affleck which has number through henry.
ben bradlee.. .
ben event - Retaining & Developing Customer Relationships It can cost a lot more to recruit new customers than to retain existing ones.
ben harper was second support This is a " lo-fi " version of our main content.
ben Roberts was one of.
Mae'r dull o drefnu canolfannau galw-mewn wedi bod yn amrywiol dros ben.
Schaefer as he the foreign minister sunar ben roberts a sports producer.
Short letter written is an important prnewswire ben affleck.
Between 1725 and 1750, a London optician designed the first temple spectacles, while Ben Franklin invented bifocals.
wearing a Black Shirt and jeans, Ben Stiller looks in good shape.
I think then someone put a little blob of weld on the end of them just to stop me turning them Cheers, Ben.
In another quick breakaway, Varney fed the overlapping Wilson, whose momentum made him a good bet to get past Ben Moore.
Ben is offered a bribe to drop Daphne's case.
broadleaf trees Ben planted about ten years ago are doing, many over ten feet tall.
He wrote with his elder brother Ben, a composer of music for, among other outlets, computer games.
Yeah the members of our band are a mixed bunch; I'd obviously be a chimp, Ben would be an obedient dog.
Her dream, she continued, was to see Big Ben, and the double decker busses.
Ben Moon looking butch on Hueco's classically steep terrain.
For today we have Big Brother; gentleman Ben and the other castaways are last-year's loves.
This was for six women and two men, set to bach cello suites, played onstage by Ben Chappell.
You may notice that Ben Rock and Jon Vamp have already done this (many thanks chaps ).
Just a quick update: Ben has his eye checkup tomorrow to see how his glasses are getting on.
only chronic heart disease produces more disability ': Dr. Ben Green, Consultant in Psychological Medicine, Halton Hospital.
Ben hankers after his lost love, the fiery red headed Irish colleen Sinead.
Ben Olive finished an excellent fourth in the strongly contended 10-12 category.
I found where Ben Gunn had hidden his boat, the worst coracle ever made by man.
Do you think we'll need crampons for Ben Nevis?
A tough initiation for new boy Ben in his first full cross-country for Collingwood.
cruciate ligament injury to Ben Burgess now thrown the ' new striker ' targets back into the melting pot?
Received the harness and Ben is very pleased to be looking so dapper and sends a woof of thanks to you!
Until next time, Ben ' The yellow dart ' Lancaster don't get the ' yellow dart ' gag?
KISS;) Ben Says: February 11th, 2006 at 1:55 pm Hauke, They're pretty much just decorative.
Do look out for the lovely sandwich delis, Ben's cookies and the Cornish pasty shop.
Open access publishing - Ben Toth has had preliminary discussions about establishing an NHS-wide research document depository.
descended from the summit of Ben Macdui, Aberdeenshire.
The Ben is not alone in its apparent desertion of summer climbers.
devoted grandad to Kirsty, Craig, Ben and Karl.
Good team solidarity was shown by Ben, Simon and Sam who immediately disowned Little Chris.
Ben Miles You do not get dry rot in bricks.
Ben Kittridge admits that spamming violates traditional hacker ethics.
The first hardly applies to the Ben because with 70,000 visitors a year it offers no social exclusivity.
fibula fracture sustained last April whilst making a tackle on Northampton's Ben Cohen.
Ben, Rachel Green and Simon Crompton all claimed podium finishes on that occasion.
Ben showed great forethought in calling an ambulance and for not forgetting his young sister who was in the bath at the time.
Graeme Hick, of England and Worcestershire, lead the cricketers with Steve Rhodes, Ben Smith and Steven Moore completing the foursome.
fuel cells for power generation, ' writes Ben Todd.
The title of my thesis was The modeling of solid oxide fuel cells for power generation, ' writes Ben Todd.
Ben uses the dirt from exhaust fumes to produce stunning wildlife pictures.
Until next time, Ben ' The Yellow dart ' Lancaster don't get the ' yellow dart ' gag?
Climbing Ben Nevis in a howling gale at night can never be taken for granted!
Like Ben & Sally the previous week, one of the very best debut gigs at OOTB.
My new godson Ben had his baptism ceremony during High Mass on Sunday morning.
gondola cable cars beside Ben Nevis (Britain's highest mountain ).
May 19th, 2005 Had a nice long weekend at Ben's great granny 's.
season's greetings, Ben Hello 3 December 2002 Hi.
gritty portrayal of the social outcast that Ben Sanderson has become.
Ben: the secret handshake Iron: Oh, now he's going around trying to convince people there's a secret handshake.
hands-off warning over young midfielder Ben Watson.
Ben also adds the harmonica, and a disclaimer in the sleeve notes about not being able to play it.
hash of a clearance straight to Ben Mackenzie who made no mistake.
Passionate writing and courageous performance born out of anger, disillusionment, and an implacable hatred of Ben Elton.
Ben enjoys this sweet apple and he gives a loud hee haw.
Ben's sister, Alice, is the eponymous heroine of the first novel.
The compass stays out nonetheless, to avoid inadvertent straying onto the ridge connecting with Ben More Assynt.
Ultimately Ben Gurion expelled the inhabitants of 530 towns and villages and confiscated their land and property.
iodine prophylaxis during cataract surgery, in collaboration with Dr. Ben Browne at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Ben refuses to wear a kilt to the ceremony.
Ben failed totally to get Neil's stunt kite airborne, mind you it was flat calm.
Eric Griffin and Ben Graves rounded out the band's lineup.
Ben Burgess is the attacking lynchpin through which City can develop most of their attacks.
What better way to warm up for the colder months than with some tasty meals for the family, courtesy of Uncle Ben's!
So far no case of " black adenoma " associated with a proliferative condition of the ipsilateral adrenal medulla has ben described.
Among those attending the inaugural meeting were previous Ben Nevis race winners, cross-country, track and road runners.
Ben Davis's sprawling play, with its vision of impending global meltdown, is certainly ambitious.
By playing direct football to the front two of Sam Gibbons and Ben Mackenzie we were able to bypass the midfield.
East and south Ben Vrackie has many plants concentrated round one fairly small crag - purple oxytropis, Alpine milk vetch and scottish asphodel.
The only slight misgiving I might've had was with Ben Goldberg's clarinet.
mispronounceed out Ben Thompson: The latest new trend in pop - mispronouncing the names of bands - must stop immediately.
From Successful But something missing, © Ben Renshaw 2000, published in the UK by Rider.
How can we make Ben Nevis a safer place for winter mountaineers?
I promised my twin 6-year old nephews, Ben & Dan, that I'd take them to the Safari Park.
Inchnadamph hotel is a long established family run fishing hotel nestling at the foot of Ben More.
Manganello non e soltanto IL titolo del libricino, sua ben anche il nome dell'autore ch'era un " milanese " .
Ben went to the pig sty and put a noose around the pig's neck and lead it down the path to the bench.
Ben the pews the hum o spikk wis aa o the tragedie.
Ben is extremely obedient and seems to recognize any command given.
Ode to Ben I couldn't leave without singing an ode to Ben I couldn't leave without singing an ode to LG's new Editor, our resident Russian spy.
Ben could probably write a one-liner to do it.