• WordNet 3.6
    • n Benny United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)
    • n benny East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
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In literature:

Mine only joy, mine Benny, is lost away from me.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
It's all I can do when I have to stay at home with Mother and Benny.
"Heart of Gold" by Ruth Alberta Brown
Without doubt it was "Bennie" returning.
"A Pair of Clogs" by Amy Walton
Benny was one of the cabbies that I'd done favors for in the past.
"...Or Your Money Back" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Mr. Benny nodded, no whit abashed.
"Shining Ferry" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
But she didn't mind with Jim nor Benny.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Benny Frank and Jim were still boys to her.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Address Bennie Walton, No.
"Luke Walton" by Horatio Alger
You don't know Bennie Rusk nor nobody, do you!
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
I had an older brother, Benny.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
Benny had had the mumps, but he was almost well again.
"Eyebright" by Susan Coolidge
Your father and I, Benny, trapped together one winter; and we used to go hunting wild turkeys too.
"Ben Comee" by M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
Wait Benny, I'll dress and help you to look for her.
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by David Bryant Fulton
So Brandes and his shadow, Bennie Stull, came into the home of Ruhannah Carew.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
I was still holding Kevin, who threw Benny onto the floor, then began to sniffle and point.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
Big Benny is humming, and coil temps are nominal.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
This morning we heard him and Frankie Snow telling Benny Joyce about it.
"The William Henry Letters" by Abby Morton Diaz
Just then the dog gave such a pitiful whine that I couldn't stand it, Benny or no Benny.
"The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill" by Charles Pierce Burton
My David and Julius and Benny could die for joy with these fine skates, I tell you, Mrs. Rooney.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
Our brother Bennie has ten gray rabbits.
"Brooks's Readers: First Year" by Stratton D. Brooks

In poetry:

"Benny had a little dog,
His fleece was white as snow,
And everywhere that Benny went,
The dog was sure to go.
"Fragments from "Under The Lilacs"." by Louisa May Alcott
Then he said to Blossom, "To-morrow, Bennie will go with you."
And two days after this interview
Bennie and Blossom took their way to their green mountain home,
And poor little Blossom was footsore, but she didn't moan.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Yes, let us hope God is very merciful," said Mr Allan.
"Yes, yes," said Bennie's father, "my Bennie was a good man.
He said, 'Father, I'll go and fight for my country.
Go, then, Bennie,' I said, 'and God be with ye.' "
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
And as his father gazed upon it he thought Bennie was dead,
Then he handed the letter to Mr Allan and by him it was read,
And the minister read as follows: "Dear father, when this you see
I shall be dead and in eternity.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
That night, softly, little Blossom, Bennie's sister, stole out
And glided down the footpath without any doubt.
She was on her way to Washington, with her heart full of woe,
To try and save her brother's life, blow high, blow low.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Jemmie was sick, sir, and my brother took his place."
"What is this you say, child? Come here and let me see your face."
Then she handed him Bennie's letter, and he read if carefully,
And taking up his pen he wrote a few lines hastily.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

FREDONIA — The Music of Benny Goodman, as performed by the Ortner-Roberts Trio, will be featured in a concert at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday at 8 pm.
The Music of Benny Goodman, as performed by the Ortner-Roberts Trio, will be featured in a concert at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday at 8 p.m. Goodman led one of the most popular musical groups in America in the 1930s.
I'm not talking about cardiac arrest because of any vampirate (vampire-pirate) action we saw thanks to Benny 's (Ty Olsson) old nest.
Benny Green Trio On JazzSet.
Kenny Collard, Benny 's handler, took the K-9 to the school for training and re-certification.
When it comes to big bass drops, Benny Benassi knows best.
Jack and Benny 's 2563 N High St Columbus, OH MAP.
John 2.5 Bellies Joe 3 Bellies Joel 3.5 Bellies Pictures of lunch at Jack and Benny 's.
Raynham Benny 's celebrates half-century mark.
This was how Benny 's in Raynham looked the day the store opened in 1962.
Benny 's of Raynham celebrates 50 years.
When Benny 's Auto Store moved from downtown Taunton in 1962 to 2 New State Highway (Route 44) in Raynham, there was no Stop & Shop supermarket next door.
Robert Benny Hitchcock, 64, of Etowah, died Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012, at his residence.
As expected, the battle for the top spot in Division 1 came down to Colin Bennie and Jonathan Green of St John's.
Nautilus may inspire Bennie Dover students.

In science:

We thank Benny Sudakov and Michael Krivelevich for useful discussions at the start of this pro ject. J.S. thanks Nitin Arora for help with the asymptotics of C (k , l).
Counting Connected Graphs Asymptotically
Bennis and C. G ´ome z-Reino, “Generalized formulation and symmetry properties of reciprocal nonabsorbing polarization devices: application to liquid-crystal displays,” J.
Manipulating spatial qudit states with programmable optical devices
Bennis () calls a ring R left GF-closed if the class of left Gorenstein flat modules is closed under extensions.
Gorenstein flat dimension of complexes
We would like to thank Asaf Shapira, and our advisor Benny Sudakov for the kindness and advice they provided that greatly helped us in doing this work.
Quasi-randomness of graph balanced cut properties
Benny Rievers, Stefanie Bremer, Meike List, Claus L¨ammerzahl, and Hansj¨org Dittus.
The experimental status of Special and General Relativity
Benny Rievers, Claus L¨ammerzahl, Meike List, Stefanie Bremer, and Hansj¨org Dittus.
The experimental status of Special and General Relativity
Zvi Gutterman, Benny Pinkas, Tzachy Reinman.
The Arduino as a Hardware Random-Number Generator
This is the reason to expect super-selection rules which prevent such transformations. I am grateful for Yakir Aharonov, Charles Bennett, Shmuel Nussinov, and Benni Reznik for useful comments.
Instantaneous measurement of non-local variables
I’ll show you.” Jack Benny was rejected without audition.
Astrophysics in 2005
This leaves 39, enabling us to offer them to Jack Benny as a birthday present, one for each year of his age. 1022 W UMa binaries cataloged by ROTSE, leading to the conclusion that one main sequence star in 300 is a W UMa (Gettel et al. 2006).
Astrophysics in 2006
Benny Porat, Ely Porat, and Amir Rothschild. pattern matching in a streaming model.
Explicit Non-Adaptive Combinatorial Group Testing Schemes
Shmuel Marcovitch and Benni Reznik School of Physics and Astronomy, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel.
Testing Bell inequalities with weak measurements
Benny Lehmann, Daniel Lehmann, and Noam Nisan.
An Impossibility Result for Truthful Combinatorial Auctions with Submodular Valuations
Benny Kimelfeld, Yuri Kosharovsky, and Yehoshua Sagiv.
ELCA Evaluation for Keyword Search on Probabilistic XML Data
Benny Lehmann, Daniel Lehmann, and Noam Nisan.
The Computational Complexity of Truthfulness in Combinatorial Auctions