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 David,Davide’is. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
David and Jonathan.
 
Inseparable friends. Similar examples of friendship were Pylads and Orests (q.v.); Damon and Pythias (q.v.); etc.   1
        “I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan. Very pleasant hast thou been to me. Thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.”—2 Sam. i. 26.
 


 David,Davide’is. 

 
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