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Ben Hur

[ben hur] /ˈbɛn ˈhɜr/
noun
1.
a historical novel (1880) by Lew Wallace.
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  • Ben Hur is interesting, and its characterization is fine and strong.

  • Dont you remember the picture of Ben Hur in the chariot race?

    Letty and the Twins Helen Sherman Griffith
  • "Ben Hur" has been translated into every language which can boast of a literature.

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    E. F. (Edward Francis) Harkins
  • Miss Stacy took Ben Hur away, but she never said a word then.

    Anne Of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • "Ben Hur," I seem to recall, was penned beneath a noble tree.

    Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday
  • Especially helpful are such stories of Bible times as "Ben Hur."

    Sunday-School Success Amos R. Wells
  • His "Ben Hur," by the way, he had written before his sojourn in the East, and not afterward as is often supposed.

    Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus

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