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Gordon Bennett!

  (British old-fashioned)
something that you say when you are surprised, shocked, or angry
Usage notes: This phrase was originally said in order to avoid saying 'God'.
Gordon Bennett! The mortgage rate's gone up again!
References in classic literature ?
was all that Father Victor could say, as Bennett marched off, with a firm hand on Kim's shoulder.
Bennett was staring uneasily at Father Victor, and Kim, for his own ends, took upon himself the office of interpreter.
I do not see what concern this fakir has with the boy, who is probably his dupe or his confederate,' Bennett began.
There is no need to play on his credulity,' Bennett interrupted.
And I cannot see any need why he should wait,' said Bennett, feeling in his trouser-pocket.
Neither Bennett nor Father Victor found any answer ready.
It's the very best day's work you ever did for yourself, young man,' said Bennett.
Bennett, if you give him that rupee he'll curse you root and branch
Bennett fidgeted with impatience, and suggested calling a sentry to evict the fakir.
This took some time to interpret, for Bennett wished to cut it short.
They talked long in undertones, Father Victor urging some scheme on Mr Bennett, who seemed incredulous.
The Maryland-based district implemented VoIP about five years ago, says Lora Bennett, IT Manager at Charles County Schools.
Bennett (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
There are so many interesting things about them, and very little is known," says Nigel Bennett.
When Christiana Bennett was asked to dance the role of the "tough girl" in Antony Tudor's politically charged Echoing of Trumpets, she had plenty of emotional references to draw upon.