How to use Benson in a sentence
He took orders in 1874 and held a curacy at Dartford, in Kent, till 1877, when he became resident chaplain and private secretary to Dr Tait, archbishop of Canterbury, a position which he occupied till Dr Tait's death, and retained for a short time (1882-1883) under his successor Dr Benson.
Desultory fighting continued till the close of the year, the balance of success being with the British, though on the 30th of October Botha, returning from the south-east towards Pretoria, defeated Colonel Benson's column at Bakenlaagte, Benson being killed.
Relations came to his aid, and presently his anxieties were relieved by Francis Martin, bursar of Trinity, who gave him liberal help. Benson took his degree in 1852 as a senior optime, eighth classic and senior chancellor's medallist, and was elected fellow of Trinity in the following year.
To such work Benson at once devoted himself; and did more perhaps than any other man to reinvigorate cathedral life in England.
On the death of Dr Tait, Benson was nominated to the see of Canterbury and was enthroned on the 29th of March 1883.Advertisement
But above all else he was a great ecclesiastic. He paid less attention to secular politics than Archbishop Tait; but if a man is to be judged by the effect of his work, it is Benson and not Tait who should be described as a great statesman.
This Anglican mission was promoted by Archbishop Tait, and finally established by Archbishop Benson in 1886.
C. Benson, who gives a more critical estimate of the poet than was possible in the Memoir by his son.
The trial began on the 12th of February 1889 before the archbishop and certain assessors, the protest of Dr King, based on the claim that he could only be tried in a provincial synod, being overruled by Archbishop Benson on the grounds above stated.
With the school of Auberlen and Benson it will find in the Apocalypse a Christian philosophy of history; with the ` continuous-historical ' school it can see 2 The Jesuit Juan Mariana was the first after Victorinus to explain" the wounded head "as referring to Nero.Advertisement
Shortly afterwards, having previously resigned his canonry at Peterborough, he was appointed by the crown to a canonry at Westminster, and accepted the position of examining chaplain to Archbishop Benson.
Eventually, in 1887, the Canterbury Convocation and Archbishop Benson formed a Board of Missions; and York followed shortly afterwards.
He also found time to preach and lecture elsewhere, and to deliver remarkable speeches at social functions; he worked hard with Archbishop Benson on the Parish Councils Bill (1894); he became the first president of the Church Historical Society (1894), and continued in that office till his death; he took part in the Laud Commemoration (189J); he represented the English Church at the coronation of the tsar (1896).
It is connected with the railways of the United States by a branch of the Southern Pacific from Benson, Arizona, and is 230 m.
Benson's company produced in London the play Diarmuid and Grania, written in collaboration by him and George Moore.Advertisement
Sir Benson Maxwell British and Mr Clifford Lloyd, who had been sent out to nd native reform the departments of justice and the interior, officials.
Benson of Chiswick, who commenced about 1886 to revolutionize the production of sheet-brass and copper utensils, cannot be passed over.
He was educated under Dr Benson at Rathmines School and entered Trinity College in 1878.
The first juvenile reform school, called the Territorial Industrial school, was opened in 1903 at Benson.
His enthusiastic piety attracted the notice of Martin Benson, bishop of Gloucester, who ordained him deacon on the 10th of June 1736.Advertisement
A memorial tablet, with an inscription by Archbishop Benson, is placed in the Cathedral at Truro; and Mr Passmore Edwards erected a public institute in his honour at Launceston, near his birthplace.
Another case of a " seed-bearing " Lycopod has lately been discovered by Miss Benson in Miadesmia membranacea, a slender Selaginella-like plant from the Lower Coal Measures of Lancashire.
Archbishop Benson is probably right in thinking that "there was no systematic and regular procedure in the matter," and that the libelli may have been of very different kinds.
Written by Tom Creswell and Mike Benson, Plant Pathologists, this fact sheet provides information on diseases which can affect azaleas.
Richard Benson's acclaimed memoir, The Farm, will be discussed on the show on Wednesday 1st February.Advertisement
Written by DM Benson, Plant Pathologist, this fact sheet provides information on the pest nematodes, which are microscopic roundworms.
Third Conference (July 3-27, 1888), convened and presided over by Archbishop Benson; 145 bishops present; the chief subject of consideration being the position of communities which do not possess the historic episcopate.
Fourth Conference (July 5-31, 1897), convened by Archbishop Benson, presided over by Archbishop Temple; 194 bishops present.
He came of a family of Yorkshire dalesmen, his father, whose name was also Edward White Benson, being a manufacturing chemist of some note.
The fourth son, Robert Hugh Benson (b.1871), was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.
When, in view of his growing blindness, lie offered to resign the bishopric, he was induced to reconsider his proposal, and on the sudden death of Archbishop Benson in 1896, though now seventy-six years of age, he accepted the see of Canterbury.
Doyle is a member at Benson 's Health Spa - an ailing gym on the verge of bankruptcy.
Kevin O'Connor, host of This Old House, Tedd Benson, founder of woodworking company Bensonwood, and Steve Kieran, founding partner of architectural firm Kieran Timberlake Associates, LLP, gave the keynote address.
I think it was either Benson & Hedges or Virginia Slims cigarettes.
Jerry Seinfeld tried his hand at acting for a short time, playing a mail delivery boy on the sitcom Benson in 1980.
Benson, and is joined by the voice talents of Renee Zellweger and comedian Chris Rock.
Benson, in the DreamWorks Animation film opening in November 2007.
The Gaithers signed with the Benson Company in 1964.
These techniques may include the relaxation response developed by Herbert Benson, meditation, and biofeedback.
Law and Order SVU's star Mariska Hargitay hid the last trimester of her pregnancy when character Olivia Benson went on a special mission with the FBI.
In 1880, the future Archbishop of Canterbury, Edward White Benson, was asked to create a worship format centered on the Christmas season.
Wirt Benson wrote the first book of the series, The Secret of the Old Clock.
Stacy Haiduk took time out from her busy shooting schedule at Young and the Restless to answer some questions about Mary Jane Benson, her stay in Genoa City and more.
In 2009, Ashley struggled with a storyline that lead to her being gaslighted by Victor's son Adam and the off-balance Patty Williams who returned in the form of Mary Jane Benson (Stacy Haiduk).
For example, Stacy Haiduk, joined Young and the Restless in 2009 as Mary Jane Benson.
Ashley, however, soon becomes victim to another Victor's plots against Jack when Victor brings Patty Williams to town in the guise of Mary Jane Benson (played by Stacy Haiduk).
Pretty Little Liars follows the stories of Aria Montgomery (Lucy Hale), Hanna Marin (Ashley Benson), Emily Fields (Shay Mitchell) and Spencer Hastings (Trojan Bellisario) who were best friends with Alison DiLaurentis (Sashe Pieterse).
The season finale featured appearances by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Babyface, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, David Hasslehoff, Kenny G, Rascal Flatts, George Benson, and Billy Preston.
The Raconteurs is made up of Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler.
White and Benson also contribute synthesizers and keyboards respectively.
It all began when White and Benson collaborated on the song that became "Steady As She Goes."
Carly's friends, Sam Puckett (who acts as the co-host of iCarly), Freddie Benson (who is the producer of the show) and Spencer (who is Carly's guardian in lieu of her parents), are also main characters on the show.
He spends time at a boarding house where he encounters Helen Benson (Patricia Neal) and her son Bobby (Billy Gray).
Working with actress/writer/director Amber Benson, he co-created and co-wrote Ghosts of Albion, an animated supernatural drama for BBC online which then became a book series from Del Rey.
Over the years, Buffy's circle of friends grows and shrinks to include others including Cordelia Chase (Charisma Carpenter), Jenny Calendar, Oz (Seth Green), Anya and Tara (Amber Benson).