*: Hed pull the chair out from under some dignified dowager and catch her just before she went to fall on her daniel [...].
*: Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spake and said unto Daniel, Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee.
*: A Daniel come to judgment! yea, a Daniel! / O wise young judge, how do I honour thee!
*: "His name is Daniel Needham," my mother said. Whew! With what relief - down came my grandmothers hands! Needham was a fine old name, a founding fathers sort of name, a name you could trace back to the Massachusetts Bay Colony - if not exactly Gravesend itself. And Daniel was as Daniel as Daniel Webster, which was as good a name as a Wheelwright could wish for.
*: "But hes called Dan," my mother added, bringing a slight frown to my grandmothers countenance.