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Benjamin

A slang term for a $100 bill in the United States. The term is derived from Benjamin Franklin, who appears on the $100 bill.
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LITTLE Benjamin said that it was not possible to get back up the pear-tree, with a load of vegetables.
The mice sat on their door- steps cracking cherry-stones, they winked at Peter Rabbit and little Benjamin Bunny.
Little Benjamin took one look, and then, in half a minute less than no time, he hid himself and Peter and the onions underneath a large basket.
I cannot draw you a picture of Peter and Benjamin underneath the basket, because it was quite dark, and because the smell of onions was fearful; it made Peter Rabbit and little Benjamin cry.
Benjamin Bunny prancing along the top of the wall of the upper terrace.
Then he came back to the basket and took out his son Benjamin by the ears, and whipped him with the little switch.
but, Benjamin,” cried the listener, who was in an ecstasy of astonishment at this relation of the steward’s dangers, “what did you do?
exclaimed Remarkable, to whom most of the terms used by Benjamin were perfectly unintelligible, but who had got a confused idea of a raging tempest.
To my notion, Benjamin, she’s likely to turn out a desp’ut ugly gal.
Talk decent, Benjamin,” said the housekeeper, “Or I won’t keep your company.
cried Remarkable; “don’t make one out to be a nigger, Benjamin.
Winkle knew, but we confess we don't--under the care and guardianship of her brother Benjamin, and his most intimate and particular friend, Mr.