good God!

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good God!

An oath expressing surprise, shock, frustration, anger, or annoyance. Good God! If we'd stopped the car one second later, that train would have hit us! I know you've had a long day at work, but good God, is it too much to ask for you to take out the trash?
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References in classic literature ?
There was a moment's silence, and then he caught his breath and exploded with, "Oh, good God
Beauty survived, secreted In freight trains snorting in their pens, in babes Whose faces were coal-black mirrors, in strange Strummers who plucked Ghanaian banjos, hummed Blind blues - precise, ornate, rich needlepoint, In sermons scorched with sulphur and brimstone, And in my love's dark, orient skin that smelled Like orange peels and tasted like rum, good God