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 Faith.Fakâr (Dhu’l). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Faithful,
 
in Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, is seized at Vanity Fair, burnt to death, and taken to heaven in a chariot of fire. A Puritan used to be called Brother Faithful. The abiding disciples of any cult are called the faithful.   1
   Jacob Faithful. The hero of Captain Marryat’s novel so called.   2
   Father of the faithful. Abraham (Rom. iv.; Gal. iii. 6–9).   3
 


 Faith.Fakâr (Dhu’l). 

 
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