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Good Samaritan


One who succours the distressed. The character is from our Lord’s Parable of the man who fell among thieves (St. Luke x. 30–37).

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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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Good Hater (A)
Good Lady (The)
Good Neighbours
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