Wonder-worker

St. Gregory, of Neo-Cæsare'a, in Pontus. So called because he “recalled devils at his will, stayed a river, killed a Jew by the mere effort of his will, changed a lake into solid earth, and did many other wonderful things.” (See Thaumaturgus.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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