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 Well of Samaria,Wells (Somersetshire). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Well of Wisdom.
 
This was the well under the protection of the god Mimir (q.v.). Odin, by drinking thereof, became the wisest of all beings. (Scandinavian mythology.)   1
 


 Well of Samaria,Wells (Somersetshire). 

 
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