His enemies in Illinois dubbed him “the benedict arnold of our district.”
The quintessential turncoat, benedict arnold actually was quite the patriot at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.
Remember, the criterion is military incompetence: benedict arnold and Robert E. Lee were bad Americans, but not bad generals.
benedict arnold condemned to be reprimanded by the commander-in-chief, for misdemeanor at Philadelphia.
The poor German was saved, and this was the hour when benedict arnold should have died.
Never has an American so signally betrayed the trust—not once since benedict arnold turned a less ignoble traitor!
In this year, 1780, the country was shocked by the treason of benedict arnold.
But the day will, come when they will execrate Pierce before benedict arnold, sir.
A novel in which are depicted the early days of benedict arnold.
Then came benedict arnold, who occupied the chteau for several weeks.