from Dan to Beersheba

from Dan to Beersheba

From one extremely remote place to another. The phrase comes from the Old Testament. In Biblical times, "Dan" was the northern boundary of Palestine, while "Beersheba" was its southern border. I am going to take control of all the land here, from Dan to Beersheba, just you watch!
References in classic literature ?
If I live I shall necessarily have to go across the continent every now and then in those cars, but one journey from Dan to Beersheba will be sufficient, no doubt.
They plumb e't all the bacon and prunes and sugar and dog-food," Elijah reported, "and gosh darn my buttons, if they didn't gnaw open the sacks and scatter the flour and beans and rice from Dan to Beersheba.
He and a friend spent three weeks walking the length and breadth of the land, literally from Dan to Beersheba.