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261. Ferrying

  1. Charon ferries dead across the river Styx. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 147; Ital. Lit.: Inferno.]
  2. Christopher, St. took the Christ child and the weak across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 68]
  3. Julian the Hospitaler carries leper across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 181]
  4. Phlegyas conveyed Dante and Virgil through Stygian marsh. [Ital. Lit.: Inferno ]
  5. Siddharta one who has attained goal, personified in ferryman role. [Ger. Lit.: Siddharta ]
  6. Tuck, Friar jolly member of Robin Hoods gang; carries Robin over stream but dumps him coming back. [Br. Lit.: Robin Hood ]