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The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.

A. C. Benson

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His cousin James Bethune-Baker is also buried in the Ascension Parish Burial Ground. The collection Paul the Minstrel and Other Stories (1911; reprint 1977 collects the entire contents of The Hill of Troubles and The Isles of Sunset. The bulk of his publiA. C. Bensond ghost stories in the two volumes The Hill of Trouble (1903) and The Isles of Sunset (1904) were written as moral allegories for his pupils.

F. From 1906 he was a governor of Gresham's School. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature he founded the Benson Medal in 1916 to be awarded ‘in respect of meritorious works in poetry fiction history and belles lettres’.

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