The Samaritan guidelines are written around the assumption that suicide is a purely irrational act, an act spurred by illness.
At least it should prevent the loading of the memory of the Samaritan theurgist with a resemblance which may be only accidental.
He next proceeded to learn the Chaldee, Syriac, and Samaritan dialects.
And he was a Samaritan, but another name to Jewish ears, for infamy and contempt.
The testimony of a Samaritan could not be heard before a Jewish tribunal.
Would to Heaven that some good Samaritan could afford me a little brandy-and-water from his canteen.
The man who smokes, thinks like a sage and acts like a Samaritan.
The Samaritan Free Hospital, for diseases peculiar to women, occupies the place of ten numbers, 161 to 171.
There were none that returned to give thanks save this Samaritan.
Persis felt that she had done an honest day's work of Samaritan wisdom, and ordered the cab to make haste to her dressmaker.
Old English, "inhabitant of Samaria," a district of Palestine, from Late Latin Samaritanus, from Greek Samareia (see Samaria). A non-Hebrew race was settled in its cities by the king of Assyria after the removal of the Israelites from the country. They later adopted some Jewish ways, but largely remained apart. Figurative use with reference to the good Samaritan is first recorded 1630s, from Luke x:33. Related: Samaritanism.