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Saint Peter
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Saint Peter
Used in
War and Peace
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  • In one place the peasants presented him with bread and salt and an icon of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, asking permission, as a mark of their gratitude for the benefits he had conferred on them, to build a new chantry to the church at their own expense in honor of Peter and Paul, his patron saints.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Jesus invited the fisherman, Peter, to become a fisher of men.

  • Some say it`s a Christian reference to the hidden teachings of Saint Peter—the Rock.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol

  • "You are going to argue with Saint Peter at the gate," Mama said.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
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