An American general of the Revolutionary War. He performed notably in the early days of the war but became bitter over several setbacks to his career. After receiving command of the American fort at West Point, New York, Arnold plotted to betray it to the British. The plan was revealed when the American forces captured Major John André of the British army, who was carrying messages between Arnold and the British. Arnold escaped to England and continued a military career, but he was widely scorned by the English.
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Bergoglio ran second to Joseph Ratzinger, who became Benedict XVI.
I inherited the Arnold Family Thunder ThighsTM, which was a source of frequent teasing and distress for me as a child.
In 2008 then Pope Benedict XVI stated quite pointedly that animals are “not called to the eternal life.”Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets|Candida Moss|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As part of their ambitious film schedule, Marvel has cast British actor Benedict Cumberbatch to play the doctor in 2016.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had invited a 19-year-old drifter named Arnold Murray to his house and they had had consensual sex.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The enemy were pursued and annoyed by a few hundred of the citizens under Wooster and Arnold; the former was killed.
Arnold, after he had a dozen times expressed his delight at my return, asked if I had seen any shooting.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Colonels Allen and Arnold surprised Ticonderoga, which surrendered, without the loss of a man.
Our youngest benedict was not more than eighteen years of age, and his salary only £45 a year.
Arnold rose abruptly, then strode to the alco-mech and dialled himself another drink.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse