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a Daniel come to judgement

A person who is or has been able to wisely resolve a particularly difficult problem or dispute. Coined by Shakespeare in The Merchant of Venice, it alludes to the Biblical character Daniel, who was renowned for having excellent faculties of judgment. Primarily heard in UK. The newly elected prime minister has been a Daniel come to judgement, finally brokering a peace between the two warring countries.
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damn Daniel

slang A complimentary exclamation. The phrase originated in a Twitter video. Damn Daniel! You look good in that leather jacket.
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The parallels between the Daniel and Joseph narratives are well known and well documented.
Fleeing from persecution for being a Christian from his native country of Eritrea, Daniel, his wife Senayit and six-month old daughter travelled for several months through Sudan, across the Sahara Desert to Libya and then on to Italy.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, 12 July 1924, Daniel was the eldest child of F.
I told him that Daniel is always willing to listen to him anytime.
I really think Daniel is going to walk through the door and every time I hear a car pull up I think it's him.
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Top middle in group is Kevin Daniel; a young Pauline Vaughan; Kevin Daniel senior as a baby and Kevin Daniel Snr's dad, Frederick Daniel
It was hard," Daniel said more than a month later, as he prepared for Friday's matchup against No.
He was proud to go to Iraq,'' Daniel Steinbacher said.
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Forsman and Daniel if, in fact, the jury believed that Dr.
After airing just four episodes, NBC dropped its new series, The Book of Daniel, amid dismal ratings and growing protests from upset Christians.
Set in California, The Book of Daniel stars film actor Aidan Quinn as Daniel Webster, a laidback, liberal parish priest who relies a bit heavily on prescription pain pills.