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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • Have you a patron?
  • THE BORE: No patron?

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  • —play buffoon In cringing hope to see, at last, a smile Not disapproving, on a patron’s lips?
  • Seek a protector, choose a patron out, And like the crawling ivy round a tree That licks the bark to gain the trunk’s support, Climb high by creeping ruse instead of force?

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as in: a patron of the arts Define
someone who contributes money to an organization or: a supporter of an organization or person
as in: a patron of the restaurant Define
a customer -- especially a regular one
as in: a patron saint Define
in some Christian denominations: a saint who is thought to look after a group, activity, or place
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