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 Well of English Undefiled.Well of Samaria, 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Well of St. Keyne [Cornwall].
The reputed virtue of this well is that whichever of a married pair first drinks its waters will be the paramount power of the house. Southey has a ballad on the subject. The gentleman left the bride at the church door, but the lady took a bottle of the water to church.   1

 Well of English Undefiled.Well of Samaria, 


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