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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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Daniels, born Newton Edward Daniels in Middlesbrough in 1938, became interested in magic as a young child.
Chris says he was too young to watch the Paul Daniels Show on TV, but he was drawn to magic after seeing him perform live.
The 33-year-old, real name Steven Frayne, hailed Daniels as "a giant of the entertainment world" and called him "a huge inspiration".
Dynamo has previously called Daniels "one of the best magicians this country has ever produced, one of the best in the world.
Entertainer Daniels, 77, began his 15-year run on BBC One's The Paul Daniels Magic Show in 1979.
Daniels began his 15-year run on BBC One's The Paul Daniels Magic Show in 1979.
Craig depicts Daniels as an adept "backstage manipulator" (p.
Craig's description of Daniels's rise in the Democratic Party, his support of mainstream regulars in North Carolina, and his shift to the progressive reform wing of the national party is illuminating, though he does not explain how Daniels gained enough influence to be called upon by Governor Alfred Seale, a friend of his chief newspaper rival, to mediate the 1887 division among Democrats that led to Daniels's acquisition of the state printing contract, which ensured the profitability of his newly acquired Raleigh State Chronicle.
Daniels, 27, has seen his chances limited by the form of Ben Foster and Boaz Myhill and the former Manchester United youngster is now surplus to requirements.