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Benton

[ben-tn]
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  1. Thomas HartOld Bullion, 1782–1858, U.S. political leader.
  2. his grandnephewThomas Hart,1889–1975, U.S. painter and lithographer.
  3. a city in central Arkansas.
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  • If we stay he might imagine we're trying to find out what Judge Benton wanted him for.

  • I went to Judge Benton with the letter, and he wrote me one to send to the lawyers.

  • "But it wasn't her father," urged Paul, perceiving that Mr. Benton was under a mistake.

  • Are you going to be under her window, Nich,—I mean Mr. Benton?

  • "That's the house," said Mr. Benton, in an agitated whisper.


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Benton

noun
  1. Thomas Hart . 1889–1975, US painter of rural life; a leader of the American Regionalist painters in the 1930s
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