If her simplicity had been the simplicity of pettiness he would have chafed and rebelled; but since the lines of her character, though so few, were on the same fine mould as her face, she became the tutelary divinity of all his old traditions and reverences.
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Protected by tutelary gods.
* The Americans sometimes called their tutelar saint Tamenay, a corruption of the name of the renowned chief here introduced.