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  • He besieged McGurk and the wealthy Mr. Minnigen who was Tubbs's new patron, and in and out of season he besieged Gottlieb.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His masterpieces Sondelius acclaimed, he alone placid among the scary patrons who came in now not to dream but to gulp and flee.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That leaves—two and six and two make ten, if I'm any authority on higher math—that leaves fourteen hours a day for research (except when you got something special on), with no Director and no Society patrons and no Trustees that you've got to satisfy by making fool reports.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a patron of the arts
as in: a patron of the restaurant
as in: a patron saint
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