It is a Yorkshire habit to say what you think with blunt frankness, and old Ben Weatherstaff was a Yorkshire moor man."
Would it have helped ben Hur if Christ had not been crucified?
For of fortunes sharpe adversitee The worst kynde of infortune is this, A man to han ben in prosperitee, And it remembren, whan it passed is.Geoffrey Chaucer
Chi ben commincia è alia meta dell' opra.carlo goldoni
È poco maleQuel fallo poi che al fin in ben riesse.marco guazzo
For fro what partie of the Erthe, that men duelle, outher aboven or benethen, it semethe always to hem that duellen, that thei gon more righte than ony other folk. And righte as it semethe to us, that thei ben undre us, righte so it semethe hem, that wee ben undre hem.john mandeville
Prendiam il dolce ognihor che torlo accade,Se ben d’amar alquanto ivi gustiamo;Ch’ al mondo huom mai non è beato a pieno.alessandro piccolomini
Ye knowe eek, that in forme of speche is chaunge Withinne a thousand yeer, and wordes tho That hadden prys, now wonder nyce and straunge Us thinketh hem; and yet they spake hem so, And spedde as wel in love as men now do; Eek for to winne love in sondry ages, In sondry londes, sondry ben usages.Geoffrey Chaucer
Rimembrar il ben perduto Fa più meschino lo presente stato.niccolò forteguerri
For fro what partie of the Erthe, that men duelle, outher aboven or benethen, it semethe always to hem that duellen, that thei gon more righte than ony other folk. And righte as it semethe to us, that thei ben undre us, righte so it semethe hem, that wee ben undre hem.
Manye chapeleyns arn chaste, ac charite is aweye; Are none hardere than hii whan hii ben avaunced: Unkynde to hire kyn and to alle Cristene, Chewen hire charite and chiden after moore – Swich chastite withouten charite worth cheyned in helle.william langland
It hath and schal ben everemor That love is maister wher he wile.
Rimembrar il ben perduto Fa più meschino lo presente stato.
Abou ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace.
Rest in soft peace, and, asked, say here doth lie ben Jonson his best piece of poetry.Ben Jonson
On the platform stood a policeman of normal proportions, and instead of a revolver and a truncheon he carried a copy of ben Hur translated into Irish, which he was evidently studying for an examination important to his professional advancement. MrThewless realised that the imperial might of Great Britain lay behind him and that in front was the philosophic republic of Mr de Valera.John Innes Mackintosh Stewart
ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms.thomas hood
It was all role playing. I felt Larry was my little brother, ben my big brother. Role playing was something I had known since I was born, but it wasn't a good basis for a marriage.mary martin
What do you think of Puccini ? [ Britten : "I think his operas are dreadful." ] No, ben, you are wrong. He wrote marvellous operas, but dreadful music.dmitri shostakovich
Polonius asked Hamlet what he was reading. 'Words, words, words,' said Hamlet, and called the writer a ' satirical rogue.' ben Butler was seen in a railroad train reading what appeared to be a law book, and was asked, 'Are you reading law, general?' 'No,' said he; 'only a volume of Massachusetts reports.'
You think...you've won, but Luke will crush you...and I refuse...to let you...destroy the future...for my ben...
Go ben, and forgive me...