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David and Jonathan

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Inseparable friends. Similar examples of friendship were Pyladēs and Orestēs (q.v.); Damon and Pythias (q.v.); etc.

“I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan. Very pleasant hast thou been to me. Thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.”—2 Sam. i. 26.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Dash my Wig. Dash my Buttons
Date
Daughter
Daughter of Peneus (The)
Daughter of the Horseleech
Dauphin
Davenport
Davenport (The Brothers)
David
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Davideis
Davus
Davy
Davy (Snuffy)
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Davy’s Sow
Dawson (Bully)
Day
Day of the Barricades
Day of the Dupes