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Stephen Vincent, 1898–1943, U.S. poet and novelist.
his brother, William Rose, 1886–1950, U.S. poet and critic.
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Can we imagine Stephen Vincent Benet writing The Devil and Barbara Boxer?Election Day Is Scarier Than Halloween|P. J. O’Rourke|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The knight was out; probably, or rather certainly, not yet returned from his counting-house in St. Benet's Sherehog.Heart|Martin Farquhar Tupper
Katharin was sent home from nurse Maspely, of Barnes, for fear of her mayds sicknes, and goodwife Benet gave her suck.The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee|John Dee
And with equal sincerity, Benet, I promise you I will not give that signal for my death until it is needed.The Admirable Lady Biddy Fane|Frank Barrett
St. Benedict is often shortened to Benet, as in the name of several London churches.The History of London|Walter Besant
I have not yet had time to hear much of their tour, except a grand dinner given them at Mr. Benet's.Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee|(His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee
British Dictionary definitions for Benét
/ (bəˈneɪ) /
Stephen Vincent . 1898–1943, US poet and novelist, best known for his poem on the American Civil War John Brown's Body (1928)
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