LUKE 10 : 30 records Jesus beginning one of His most famous parables—that of the Good Samaritan. Jesus tells of a certain man who was traveling and “fell among thieves.” In Treasure Island, Stevenson describes Dick as having “been well brought up before he came to sea and fell among bad companions.”
In chapter 10 of Treasure Island the claim is made that “there was never a ship’s company so spoiled since Noah put to sea.” The view that Noah was “spoiled” stands in direct contrast to the fact that he and his family were the only ones among all the Earth’s inhabitants at the time […]
When Long John Silver’s parrot, Cap’n Flint, swore “blue fire,” “’There,’ John would add, ‘you can’t touch pitch and not be mucked, lad.’” While not a part of the Biblical canon inspired by God, the Apocrypha’s ECCLESIASTICUS 13 : 1 offers memorable advice: “He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him” (KJV).
LUKE 10 : 30 records Jesus beginning one of His most famous parables — that of the Good Samaritan. Jesus tells of a certain man who was traveling and “fell among thieves.