a Daniel come to judgement

a Daniel come to judgement
1) праведный, нелицеприятный судья [(в современном языке обыкн. употр. иронически) шекспировское выражение; см. цитату]

Shylock: "A Daniel come to judgement! Yea, a Daniel! - O wise young judge, how I do honour thee!" (W. Shakespeare, ‘The Merchant of Venice’, act IV, sc. 1) — Шейлок: "О, Даниил здесь судит! Даниил! Почет тебе, о мудрый судия!" (перевод Т. Щепкиной-Куперник)

Webster Thayer, a Daniel come to judgment, would hand down his decision on the motion for a new trial... (U. Sinclair, ‘Boston’, ch. XII) — Уэбстер Сейер вынес решение, достойное пророка Даниила: принять ходатайство защиты о новом рассмотрении дела...

2) мудрый человек

‘...I recommend the settlement.’ ‘Bunting, you're on the beam. A Daniel come to judgement.’ (P. G. Wodehouse, ‘Frozen Assets’, ch. 11) — - ...рекомендую заключить эту сделку. - Бантинг, вы дали очень дельный совет, вы человек мудрый.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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