American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Benedict, Ruth Fulton 1887-1948. American anthropologist noted for her study of Native American and Japanese cultures.
- From Late Latin Benedictus ("blessed, well spoken of"), from Latin benedīcō ("I bless"). (Wiktionary)
“Pope BENEDICT XVI: (Speaking foreign language) POGGIOLI: Benedict said: In an agnostic world, it must seem to be a great scandal.”
“Facing vocal NAFTA opponents in the sincere Rep. Dick Gephardt (D-MO) and the opportunistic Sen. John Edwards (D-NC), he began railing against what he called "Benedict Arnold" corporations which were moving jobs overseas.”
“The Democratic nominee, John Kerry, adopted a protectionist stance, campaigning against what he called Benedict Arnold companies and C.E.O.s that sent American jobs abroad.”
“A longtime critic of his former colleague, Kung has written an open letter to the world's bishops with a long list of what he calls Benedict's missed opportunities.”
“TOWN OF MONTGOMERY — Curt McDermott first heard the characteristic "chip chip" call of the sedge wren before he saw the bird in Benedict Farm Park.”
“Pope Benedict is the Catholic pontiff, not a Jewish activist.”
“Pope Benedict is prepared to suffer the price of misinterpretation and even ridicule in his battle against relativism.”
“* It turns out Dirk Benedict is sort of totally crazy.”
“Unlike John Paul II, who worked as an actor before becoming the first pop pope, Benedict is an academic more at home in the library than in the real world.”
“At least for now, Pope Benedict is the wrong man for this job, not least because he doesn't seem to understand that the job at hand is nothing less than rescuing his church from moral bankruptcy.”
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