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patron
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The Mill on the Floss
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patron
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • But older even than this old hall is perhaps the bit of wall now built into the belfry of the parish church, and said to be a remnant of the original chapel dedicated to St. Ogg, the patron saint of this ancient town, of whose history I possess several manuscript versions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And I'd take you in, if I saw you swimming," he added, in the tone of a benevolent patron.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a patron of the arts
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