good Samaritan

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a person who voluntarily offers help or sympathy in times of trouble

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They are the good Samaritans that find us robbed of all our dreams by the roadside of life, bleeding and weeping and desolate; and such is their skill and wealth and goodness of heart, that they not only heal up our wounds, but restore to us the lost property of our dreams, on one condition,--that we never travel with them again in the daylight.
But the retreat had been hurried and the vultures and the good Samaritans would have to look to the dead.
Hang it, Tom, if you're going to deprive all our school-fellows of the chance of exercising Christian benevolence and being good Samaritans, I shall cut the concern.
Currently, the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, the federal agencies that have jurisdiction over public lands, must grant permits to Good Samaritan organizations who apply to conduct search missions on public lands.
Newborn babies leaving Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital's Mother Baby Unit during February will be sporting a special accessory: red hats made by volunteers from across the Chicago area.
Through Good Samaritan, we accept requests for an on-air appeal of those who are in need and will find Good Samaritans to help them.
The good Samaritan continued CPR on the man until medics and additional Eugene police arrived and took over.
There are no rules that will define for the Good Samaritan how he is supposed to act.
The police will not compel the Good Samaritan to disclose his or her name, identity, address and other such details in the police record form or log register.
CAR crash victims who cheated death were reunited with the mystery Good Samaritans who helped pull them through their ordeal.
Wouldn't we all like to do what that good Samaritan did whenever we come across someone in dire need?
A spokesperson for Northumbroa Police said: "Police are appealing for a good Samaritan to come forward.
One good Samaritan then chased the thief, who dropped the cash and ran off.
The solution enables Good Samaritan Society caregivers to proactively monitor, manage and collaborate to ensure successful home-based eldercare, IBM reports.
In the weeks ahead, members of Good Samaritan will help sort food and stock shelves at the 3 Square Food Bank, help serve dinner at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, visit the homes of shut ins and will prepare Easter baskets for distribution to needy children throughout the Las Vegas valley with donations given by the congregation.