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Ben Hur

[ben hur] /ˈbɛn ˈhɜr/
noun
1.
a historical novel (1880) by Lew Wallace.
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  • "Ben Hur," I seem to recall, was penned beneath a noble tree.

    Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday
  • "Ben Hur" has been translated into every language which can boast of a literature.

    Famous Authors (Men) E. F. (Edward Francis) Harkins
  • It was rather like that famous chariot race in the play, "Ben Hur," when the landscape rolled around too fast for the horses.

    Lige on the Line of March Glenna Lindsley Bigelow
  • Miss Stacy took Ben Hur away, but she never said a word then.

    Anne Of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Mrs. Champ Perry bustled in to lend "Ben Hur," as a preventive of future infant immorality.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • His "Ben Hur," by the way, he had written before his sojourn in the East, and not afterward as is often supposed.

    Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus
  • Dont you remember the picture of Ben Hur in the chariot race?

    Letty and the Twins Helen Sherman Griffith

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