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patron as in:  a patron of the arts

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  • The Earl of Southampton was Shakespeare's only known patron.
  • Although many fields of science, such as physics and chemistry, had become federally funded, paleontology remained strongly dependent on private patrons.   (source)
    patrons = people who contribute money to an organization
  • Well, we were sort of patrons to his family.   (source)
    patrons = supporters
  • ...they had patrons who understood the need to pay for basic things such as paper and paint …   (source)
    patrons = someone who contributes money to an organization
  • "Would you attack your patron?" the woman chided.   (source)
    patron = supporter
  • The reason for this ceremony is that even though the mizuage itself would be over with quickly, Dr. Crab would remain my mizuage patron until the end of his life—not that it gave him any special privileges, you understand.   (source)
  • All through history artists have survived by taking money from old men. There's nothing wrong with having a patron.   (source)
    patron = a financial supporter
  • Metty had taken to calling me patron, and in the presence of a third person, could make it sound ironical.   (source)
    patron = someone who supports an organization or a person
  • When he realized what I was talking about, that there were twinkle-bells of sunshine in the room, he smiled like a weather man, like an ecstatic patron of recurrent light, and repeated the news to Daisy.   (source)
    patron = supporter
  • I have found out who my patron is.   (source)
    patron = someone who supports an organization or person
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  • you would have thought St. Vitus himself, that blessed patron of the dance, was figuring before you in person.   (source)
    patron = a supporter (of something)
  • The division of gratifying sensations ought not, in strict justice, to have been equal; for Sir Thomas was fully resolved to be the real and consistent patron of the selected child, and Mrs. Norris had not the least intention of being at any expense whatever in her maintenance.   (source)
    patron = supporter
  • Dad and May would make their art, and patrons would purchase them as gifts.   (source)
    patrons = supporters
  • Bellona was our patron goddess for generations.   (source)
    patron = supporting (someone who gives support)
  • The quest has been issued by Mars Ultor, patron of Rome.   (source)
    patron = someone who supports (helps)
  • This is the average age of my Hunters, and all young maidens for whom I am patron, before they go astray.   (source)
    patron = supporter
  • They're our patrons, see?   (source)
    patrons = supporters
  • Therefore, to my patron I will be scrupulously true.   (source)
    patron = financial supporter
  • I tell thee, Syracusan, twenty years
    Have I been patron to Antipholus,   (source)
    patron = supporter
  • ...and will repute you ever the patron of my life and liberty.   (source)
  • now his patron's dead   (source)
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patron as in:  a patron of the restaurant

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  • I have been a patron of this establishment for over 10 years.
  • Once the last few patrons had arrived, everyone settled down solemnly and waited.   (source)
  • Before he knew it, he was on the floor, cringing, as the bar fell silent and the patrons stared.   (source)
  • as patrons walked past them   (source)
  • An established geisha certainly won't jeopardize her reputation by taking on a younger sister she thinks is dull or someone she thinks her patrons won't like.   (source)
    patrons = clients
  • The Cut burst in and the suddenly sober patrons overturned tables and trampled one another in their efforts to flee.   (source)
    patrons = customers
  • ...and working as a translator and letter-writer for a local patron.   (source)
    patron = customer
  • Like theatre patrons anxious to avoid the crush.   (source)
    patrons = customers
  • One report cited in Buchanan's book warned that sickly immigrants "would endanger children in school and at the movies, anyone standing in range of a rogue cough or sneeze, or patrons of fast-food restaurants whose food might be prepared by an 'invader.'"   (source)
  • They go out, right, through the group of PATRONS   (source)
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  • The fact was infinitely astonishing to him, and I recognized first the unusual quality of wonder, and then the man — it was the late patron of Gatsby's library.   (source)
    patron = person who was making use
  • That all this might not be too onerous on the purses of his rustic patrons, who are apt to consider the costs of schooling a grievous burden,   (source)
    patrons = customers
  • And judging by the looks we're getting from the other patrons, we could use a friend in this place.   (source)
  • On a typical Friday night at the restaurant, the airy dining room fills with well-dressed patrons.   (source)
  • The patrons tend to ignore the cooks, who are clearly visible in the open kitchen.   (source)
  • The rest of the patrons were too absorbed in their drink to notice the newcomers, slumped half-conscious on their tattered bar stools or passed out altogether.   (source)
  • Homburg Molly steered them through the brawling soldiers and patrons, ducking to avoid the reach of pummeling fists, her homburg flattened into a razor-edged disk to shield her from the soldiers' swords.   (source)
  • the near-by city which supplied Sherry Island with its patrons,   (source)
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patron saint as in:  a patron saint

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  • The statue in the garden is of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.
  • Saint Jude is the patron saint of desperate and lost causes.
  • Nurse O'Halloran tells my grandmother, Pray to St. Jude, patron saint of desperate cases.†   (source)
  • Maybe nail clippers, a rosary, or a scapular with a tiny drawing of San Cristobal, the patron saint of travelers, or of San Judas Tadeo, the patron saint of desperate situations.†   (source)
  • Both Teddy and I were raised on the goofy tunes of Jonathan Richman, who is Mom and Dad's musical patron saint.†   (source)
  • He makes me look like the patron saint of ethics.†   (source)
  • Even El Jefe had attributed the failure of the invasion from Cayo Confites to our patron saint.†   (source)
  • La Virgen de Guadalupe was the patron saint of our town.†   (source)
  • The only one whose appearance was enhanced by mourning was the church's patron saint, Sebastian, for during Holy Week the faithful were spared the sight of that body twisted in the most indecent posture, pierced by arrows, and dripping with blood and tears like a suffering homosexual, whose wounds, kept miraculously fresh by Father Restrepo's brush, made Clara tremble with disgust.†   (source)
  • No, but Saint Mark is the patron saint of this city.†   (source)
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  • He was considered the father of obstetrics and gynecology, the patron saint; in naming me for him, she was both honoring him and giving thanks.†   (source)
  • We stroll across the marble in awed silence, except for when he points out someone important like Joan of Arc or Saint Genevieve, the patron saint of Paris.†   (source)
  • Lately, Mother has accused me of keeping her as my unofficial patron saint.†   (source)
  • And did you know there's a patron saint of heart patients?†   (source)
  • As Smith cinched the girth of Woolf's kangaroo-leather saddle around Seabiscuit's belly, Marcela stepped forward, clutching a medal of Saint Christopher, patron saint of travelers.†   (source)
  • I've become patron saint of the socially inept.†   (source)
  • Spectacles even have a patron saint, Saint Jerome, because in Ghirlandaio's portrait of him they hang from the edge of a table as if they were the commonest things in the world.†   (source)
  • It was the natural reflex of Will McLean, the patron saint of piety.†   (source)
  • He even loved the Arabs in the Old City who eyed him warily as he passed their stalls in the souk, as if somehow they knew that he was the one who had eliminated so many of their patron saints of terror.†   (source)
  • —in his heart-rending anguish he called to her as though she were another patron saint, and suddenly, unable to bear any more, fell down unconscious.†   (source)
  • My grandmother switches her prayers to St. Ann, patron saint of difficult labor.†   (source)
  • For who would dare name the patron saint of England as anything but a hero?†   (source)
  • And she is the patron saint of that very thing.†   (source)
  • He's the patron saint who keeps moles away.†   (source)
  • The question is, why do you know there's a patron saint of heart patients?†   (source)
  • There is my grandmother in the bed heaving and gasping with the labor pains, praying to St. Gerard Majella, patron saint of expectant mothers.†   (source)
  • Angela wanted to give him a middle name, Munchin, after the patron saint of Limerick but Malachy said over his dead body.†   (source)
  • He's sure St. Jude pulled me through the crisis because he's the patron saint of desperate cases and I was indeed a desperate case.†   (source)
  • I'm telling you, as sure as God made little apples, that if I get up from this table you'll be calling for your patron saint.†   (source)
  • They hit you if you don't know why God made the world, if you don't know the patron saint of Limerick, if you can't recite the Apostles' Creed, if you can't add nineteen to forty-seven, if you can't subtract nineteen from forty-seven, if you don't know the chief towns and products of the thirty-two counties of Ireland, if you can't find Bulgaria on the wall map of the world that's blotted with spit, snot, and blobs of ink thrown by angry pupils expelled forever.†   (source)
  • My patron saint.†   (source)
  • Dear St. Felicity, patron saint of those who've suffered the death of a child, I ask for your intercession that the Lord will help this woman find peace ....†   (source)
  • Dear St. John of God, patron saint of those who are ill, I ask for your intercession that the Lord will have mercy on this child and return him to health.†   (source)
  • For the King, or at least this is how Malory interprets him, was the patron saint of chivalry.†   (source)
  • I will be known by secrets at my death, like St. Blas who was killed by wool combs and was made the patron saint of woolcombers.†   (source)
  • It was for quite some other reason that she didn't like my patron-saints.†   (source)
  • Besides, I swear by my patron saint, that she is far inferior to the lovely Saxon, Rowena.†   (source)
  • And let you, Stephen, make a novena to your holy patron saint, the first martyr, who is very powerful with God, that God may enlighten your mind.†   (source)
  • In literature he is my patron saint.†   (source)
  • Year after year, for much longer than any of you, my dear little boys, can remember or than I can remember, the boys of this college have met in this very chapel to make their annual retreat before the feast day of their patron saint.†   (source)
  • —We are assembled here today, my dear little brothers in Christ, for one brief moment far away from the busy bustle of the outer world to celebrate and to honour one of the greatest of saints, the apostle of the Indies, the patron saint also of your college, saint Francis Xavier.†   (source)
  • A man conscious of enthusiasm for worthy aims is sustained under petty hostilities by the memory of great workers who had to fight their way not without wounds, and who hover in his mind as patron saints, invisibly helping.†   (source)
  • I don't mean the most virtuous, or indeed the least virtuous, or the cleverest, or the stupidest, or the richest, or the best born, but "the best,"—in a word, people about whom there is no question—such as the great Lady Fitz-Willis, that Patron Saint of Almack's, the great Lady Slowbore, the great Lady Grizzel Macbeth (she was Lady G. Glowry, daughter of Lord Grey of Glowry), and the like.†   (source)
  • The occasion of this seizure is that Guster has a tender heart and a susceptible something that possibly might have been imagination, but for Tooting and her patron saint.†   (source)
  • This was not a very ceremonious way of rendering homage to a patron saint, but I believe Old Clem stood in that relation towards smiths.†   (source)
  • If you could but persuade him to come out, monsieur, I should owe you the gratitude of my whole life; I should adore you as my patron saint!†   (source)
  • This patron saint suited this soul.†   (source)
  • I was sworn by my patron saint, and faithfully did I keep the vow, until the man they call Ishmael forgot the terms by offering violence.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Your patron-saint, in the calendar.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The bell at the inner door in the passage immediately thereafter tinkling, she is admonished by Mrs. Snagsby, on pain of instant reconsignment to her patron saint, not to omit the ceremony of announcement.†   (source)
  • "By my patron saint," said Cedric, with deeper energy than became his character, "and by every saint who has lived and died in England, your commands shall be obeyed!†   (source)
  • Guster, really aged three or four and twenty, but looking a round ten years older, goes cheap with this unaccountable drawback of fits, and is so apprehensive of being returned on the hands of her patron saint that except when she is found with her head in the pail, or the sink, or the copper, or the dinner, or anything else that happens to be near her at the time of her seizure, she is always at work.†   (source)
  • It has pleased Our Lady and my patron saint to bless the pittance to which I restrain myself, even as the pulse and water was blessed to the children Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego, who drank the same rather than defile themselves with the wine and meats which were appointed them by the King of the Saracens.†   (source)
  • It is from /Christkindlein/, or /Christkind'l/, and properly designates, of course, not the patron saint of Christmas, but the child in the manger.†   (source)
  • An animated altercation (in which all took part) ensued among the F. O. T. E. I. as to whether the eighth or the ninth of March was the correct date of the birth of Ireland's patron saint.†   (source)
  • " Don Quixote laughed, and asked them to take off the next cloth, underneath which was seen the image of the patron saint of the Spains seated on horseback, his sword stained with blood, trampling on Moors and treading heads underfoot; and on seeing it Don Quixote exclaimed, "Ay, this is a knight, and of the squadrons of Christ!†   (source)
  • "Thou art very simple, Sancho," said Don Quixote; "God, look you, gave that great knight of the Red Cross to Spain as her patron saint and protector, especially in those hard struggles the Spaniards had with the Moors; and therefore they invoke and call upon him as their defender in all their battles; and in these he has been many a time seen beating down, trampling under foot, destroying and slaughtering the Hagarene squadrons in the sight of all; of which fact I could give thee many examples recorded in truthful Spanish histories."†   (source)
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  • Now he pushes on a marble panel — it has a bas-relief of the Broken God on it, patron of fugitives — and they're in darkness.†   (source)
  • Adam swore at the television as a service to the bar patrons.†   (source)
  • Most patrons ordered the jumbo popcorn, a snack whose container could double as an infant bathtub.†   (source)
  • A patron in the upper echelons of the Party?†   (source)
  • He is the lord overcomer of obstacles, the god of good luck, the god of wisdom, the patron of learning.†   (source)
  • Many of the patrons appeared to have been wounded.†   (source)
  • Hermes, our patron, is the god of travelers.†   (source)
  • An unsuspecting patron had died of anaphylactic shock at the table after a single bite.†   (source)
  • A silence came over the patrons at the bar.†   (source)
  • Wooden creaks as patrons swiveled around in their stools to get a look at me.†   (source)
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  • It never occurred to us to question whether the town's ardent Little League followers were also steady patrons of The Gravesend Players.†   (source)
  • I don't think when the next patron comes out.†   (source)
  • Jack Tallis was his patron, Leon and Cecilia were his best friends, at least until grammar school.†   (source)
  • She made a show of washing out her rice bowl with hot tea, and then warned other restaurant patrons seated near us to do the same.†   (source)
  • Her whole body seemed to slant forward in inquiry, and though she had been told at the bar where she worked that she had beautiful hair or beautiful hands or, on the rare occasions when any of her patrons saw her come out from behind the bar, beautiful legs, people never said anything about her eyes.†   (source)
  • St. Jude, patron of desperate cases, help me.†   (source)
  • To make themselves feel better, my patrons would make presents of money or jewelry, but I found a much more valuable form of payment.†   (source)
  • He had important patrons (although unfortunately almost none of the work he did for them survives).†   (source)
  • Lourdes's job is to sit at the bar, chat with patrons, and encourage them to keep buying grossly overpriced drinks for her.†   (source)
  • The patrons were stunned.†   (source)
  • I am the one (the jobless) at home all day, just waiting for its squawk, a tense moviegoer steeling myself for the next outburst from the crazy patron behind me—both relieved (there it is!)†   (source)
  • Nighttime patrons of the arts.†   (source)
  • After collecting this sample, I made up my mind that I would be your mizuage patron.†   (source)
  • And I think we could have filled a whole bunch more if Mrs. Merriam hadn't come up and reminded Mr. Powell that there were other patrons of the Marysville Free Public Library, not to mention all the cataloging for those new books from Houghton Mifflin, and she couldn't do that by herself and check books in and out also, could she?†   (source)
  • They had resumed their original positions, Ullman behind the desk and Jack in front of it, interviewer and interviewee, supplicant and reluctant patron.†   (source)
  • A large party enters, and now there are patrons standing behind them to order drinks.†   (source)
  • One theater patron, still hoping to witness General Grant's arrival, looked up from his first-floor seat and saw a man approaching the box.†   (source)
  • Great patron of the arts.†   (source)
  • The artist hails his patron.†   (source)
  • It was built in honor of Athene, the patron goddess of Athens.†   (source)
  • It reminds all The Black Sun's patrons that they are living in a fantasy world.†   (source)
  • Hoots from the patrons behind me.†   (source)
  • She tells me about the boatmen on the Rhone who climbed the bridge to honor their patron, Saint Nicholas.†   (source)
  • In the Field Guide to African Birds left by our fowl-minded patron Brother Fowles, my bird is called the paradise flycatcher.†   (source)
  • It primed the whole of America—not just a few rich architectural patrons—to think of cities in a way they never had before.†   (source)
  • At the end of the Eighth Symphony, a single patron has been stirred to a level of uncontrollable passion.†   (source)
  • And I hurried on my mission, waiting outside the theater until the last of the patrons had gone and the doormen were tending to the locks.†   (source)
  • It must have been painful for other patrons and the Burger King manager and employees—not a treat for them, to be sure.†   (source)
  • He became proficient at getting the books checked in and checked out rapidly, and he would often converse with the library patrons about the books that they had read.†   (source)
  • The duffels are knocking into each other like rowdy patrons at a bar, with Molly stuck between.†   (source)
  • To kill the patrons of an entire bar and then wait among the dead for hours ...I admit, even I was skeptical that treatment could help a man so deeply, deeply troubled.†   (source)
  • ....to my uncle and patron, the Baron Vladimir Harkonnen!†   (source)
  • We're clearly the youngest patrons there.†   (source)
  • I'm the patron here now.†   (source)
  • The Center for the Arts, which was also his idea, established the School of Fine Arts in the same house where it is still located, and for many years he was a patron of the Poetic Festival in April.†   (source)
  • For example, when I go to a restaurant as much as possible I sit with my back to the patrons so they can't see my face.†   (source)
  • But deep down, they are still boys in rags bringing down coconuts for el patron when he visits his fincas with his family on Sundays.†   (source)
  • No sign of Lexie among the patrons.†   (source)
  • A group of patrons at a Moscow Pizza Hut thanked him in the ad for bringing the fast food chain to Russia and then shouted "Hail to Gorbachev!"†   (source)
  • Powerful grassroots political movements were being formed inside the country that had firm links to the ANC, the principal one being the United Democratic Front, of which I was named a patron.†   (source)
  • However, they studiously avoided looking at the last and smallest group of patrons in the wayfarers' house: Galbatorix's soldiers.†   (source)
  • The patron of thieves came closer.†   (source)
  • Patrons of the Lakeview Branch had gotten accustomed to him doing everything from finding that obscure book on Catherine the Great to fixing the library computers when they crashed.†   (source)
  • A patron of the bar, a corporal in the army, had wanted to marry her.†   (source)
  • There was no applause, none, and yet thousands of patrons packed the vast and gaudy room-a strange audience, mostly men and mostly Negroes.†   (source)
  • No one spoke of the patron or of the duena.†   (source)
  • Most of the patrons of the Dry Bean were so lacking in fastidiousness that they wouldn't have noticed a dead skunk on the tables, much less a few crumbs and spilled drinks.†   (source)
  • "If you ever touch my little brother again," said Shawn, loud enough for every patron in the restaurant to hear, "I will break both of your legs."†   (source)
  • A show of Sabina's work had opened there by chance a week after the Russian invasion, and in a wave of sympathy for her tiny country, Geneva's patrons of the arts bought up all her paintings.†   (source)
  • There were seven patrons, counting Sims and me, and four guys on the bandstand—a goateed sax and his hunchy sidemen.†   (source)
  • Then his patron helped him enter the University of Idaho as an undergraduate, aiming toward a law degree.†   (source)
  • A few of the patrons favored the Dornishmen with looks bored or hostile or curious.†   (source)
  • Two fire engines can be seen throwing thin streams of water at the Tremont House while patrons desperately toss possessions to the ground below.†   (source)
  • It was a poor country, and made that way at least in part by the United States' long embargo, yet when the Soviet Union had dissolved and Cuba had lost both its patron and most of its foreign trade, the regime had listened to the warnings of its epidemiologists and had actually increased expenditures on public health.†   (source)
  • John Adams, a frequent patron, remembered Knox as a youth "of pleasing manners and inquisitive turn of mind."†   (source)
  • The patrons close in behind, standing on tiptoe, gawking.†   (source)
  • Patrons continued to stroll by, but they seemed far away and oblivious to the small gallery, its lone occupant, and the strange tapestry More threads came to life, plucked from their slumber in a rising chorus of light and music.†   (source)
  • Although her clientele was nondenominational, she'd garnered a word-of-mouth reputation among temple sisterhoods, and patrons came from as far away as New York and Connecticut and even Maryland to relax and rejuvenate.†   (source)
  • Aisles on either end allowed patrons to enter the stand, which was protected from the hubbub of the street by three long tables on the sides.†   (source)
  • The second was to Elinor's father, his patron, hearing the news of her death.†   (source)
  • I'm just an ordinary patron about to order dinner.†   (source)
  • An intelligent man would choose a location unlikely to be visited by authorities or a steady stream of patrons, which eliminated the seven restaurants in Texas that incorporated Crow's Nest in their names.†   (source)
  • And there are a million racing patrons who would like to know the answer to the same question.†   (source)
  • For our patrons twelve and under.†   (source)
  • DeWeese was actually a technology buff, a patron of the technologies.†   (source)
  • It told of a man at a bar who boasted of his rootlessness, derisively dismissing the jingoistic patrons to his left and to his right.†   (source)
  • Figuerola looked up and saw shocked restaurant staff and terror-stricken patrons, along with shattered china, overturned chairs and tables, and debris from the rounds that had been fired.†   (source)
  • A half dozen patrons hailed Connor the minute he stepped in the door.†   (source)
  • She just drank her coffee and looked around at the other patrons of the Crib.†   (source)
  • Peculiar-looking men loitered in the lobbies, restaurants and shops of the ground floor: their clothes were too new and too expensive, in unsuccessful imitation of the hotel's usual patrons, a camouflage impaired by the fact that the clothes were badly fitted to their wearers' husky figures and were further distorted by bulges in places where the garments of businessmen have no cause to bulge, but the garments of gunmen have.†   (source)
  • Our patron used bad judgment.†   (source)
  • Moses overheard two of his white patrons discussing what the world was coming to.†   (source)
  • Or this in a hotel in Egypt: "Patrons need have no anxiety about the water.†   (source)
  • Gone are the days when a nobleman served as patron to all who worked his land.†   (source)
  • Patrons in the private smoking booths thumped fists enthusiastically on their tiny tables.†   (source)
  • The patrons are mostly businessmen from Korea, but there are others, some whites, and then some young Korean-Americans dressed in conservative suits, speaking perfect English, red-faced, drunk.†   (source)
  • While Giorgione was working on this scene, with the Academy and his patrons in mind, a storm arose.†   (source)
  • Back at his table, sipping ice-cold beer, he surveyed the other patrons.†   (source)
  • Fragrant oblations crowd the shrines of the other saints and gods: toasted corn, pennies, and an aromatic cigar for Saint Lazarus, protector of paralytics; coconut and bitter kola for Obatalá, King of the White Cloth; roasted yams, palm wine, and a small sack of salt for Oggún, patron of metals.†   (source)
  • Patrons enter through the center arch, leading directly into the ticket booth and lobby.†   (source)
  • The patrons were cussing and carrying on as usual—getting drunk.†   (source)
  • The merchant is their natural patron and friend.†   (source)
  • She needed a wealthy patron who had political influence, who could pull back the curtain of power and show her the levers and knobs.†   (source)
  • After standing in the same spot for a while, and completely ignoring the several other patrons who wanted to get the dead-on view that I had, I broke my stare and looked over at her with a big smile.†   (source)
  • The patrons of Cafe Milano were clearly on edge.†   (source)
  • PATRONS: Ssssh!†   (source)
  • The loot, in tens and twenties, was intact, causing me as usual to whisper a loving little threnody to my spectral patron Artiste, moldering to dust these many years in Georgia.†   (source)
  • He said, in the French accent he had picked up, "I must do nothing indecent in front of the patron."†   (source)
  • "To your morbid patrons-Yama and Kali," said the priest.†   (source)
  • He bought a Buffalo Evening News with the air of a patron of the arts, though Louise would have a copy at the house already, and he unfolded it with the detached curiosity of a stockbroker as he let himself into the M&T lobby.†   (source)
  • Thou knowest, O Satan, patron of my pain, Not for vain tears I went up at that hour; But like an old sad faithful lecher, fain To drink delight of that enormous trull Whose hellish beauty makes me young again.†   (source)
  • They were on their way to see Ivan Ivanovich Voskoboinikov, a teacher and author of popular textbooks, who lived at Duplyanka, the estate of Kologrivov, a silk manufacturer, and a great patron of the arts.†   (source)
  • They filled his stateroom with gifts and flowers; they filled his ears with grateful testimonials, and he accelerated toward Jupiter's IVth Satellite with the pleasant knowledge that he had materially benefited science and never betrayed that fine and generous patron, Mr. Benjamin Reich.†   (source)
  • Thanks to my patron, I am flesh and blood again.†   (source)
  • Tomb of Agostino Chigi and his brother, wealthy patrons of the arts and sciences.†   (source)
  • Every person in the bar seemed to know the dog, who trotted around greeting the patrons.†   (source)
  • Most of the patrons were a bit larger than Thrynga.†   (source)
  • He's my favorite saint, patron of desperate cases.†   (source)
  • It was almost as if he were greeting patrons at Sweet Georgia Brown's.†   (source)
  • It's t-t-t-time we did something about this problem," said my patron.†   (source)
  • He suddenly found himself wondering if the wealthy patron Chigi had been an Illuminatus.†   (source)
  • Don't expect any more help from your patron!†   (source)
  • No. But we all serve the same greater cause—a patron you cannot begin to challenge.†   (source)
  • Two very wealthy men had bid against each other to be her mizuage patron.†   (source)
  • Another time, Athena and Poseidon competed to be the patron god for the city of Athens.†   (source)
  • From her bag she produced a small statue of Sekhmet, her patron goddess, and held it aloft.†   (source)
  • The heroine is virtuous and loyal, and her potential patron's lover hates her.†   (source)
  • "You said your patron had a way of signaling you," I said slowly.†   (source)
  • Over tea in the staff room, they gossip about the patrons, about the perils of dating in middle age.†   (source)
  • The restaurant's patrons complied, leaning in to see the small silver ball.†   (source)
  • That's your patron, St. Francis of Assisi, and do you know what today is?†   (source)
  • Nobu-san and the Chairman have been great patrons of mine over the years.†   (source)
  • Surely your patron is encouraging you to focus on your music....†   (source)
  • I wanted to ask the young woman the name of her patron, but that would be unthinkably rude.†   (source)
  • A few seconds later, Sam flew in—literally—right over the heads of the cafe patrons.†   (source)
  • Panicked patrons smashed through a window and ran off down the street, still holding their pints.†   (source)
  • As I said, my patron asks me for small favors from time to time.†   (source)
  • A new shape moved into my vision—someone even larger than the patrons and dressed all in white.†   (source)
  • "She said she was looking for her patron," Wilem pointed out.†   (source)
  • A jealous rival who undermines her, deceiving the putative patron as to her true, noble nature.†   (source)
  • I was guardian of the state, patron of Eternal Rome.†   (source)
  • At the New Year I wrote Nobu a card, as I did with all of my patrons, but he didn't respond.†   (source)
  • Behind me one of the patrons chuckled and said, voice mocking, "Aren't you a tough little girl."†   (source)
  • "Speaking of," she said, "how am I going to find my patron?†   (source)
  • My patron knows that giants and monsters are not her greatest servants.†   (source)
  • Three patrons sprawled in seats at a dirty table.†   (source)
  • Look, I don't know you, and you're not my patron.†   (source)
  • "I expected my patron-to-be to be there—" She stopped, laughing.†   (source)
  • The sleeping woman, the one Medea and Midas called their patron.†   (source)
  • If things continue smoothly, I think he'll he my patron before the year is out.†   (source)
  • Even if he's only a wealthy merchant, he'll still make a good patron.†   (source)
  • Their patron, as you call her, has a special relationship with Tartarus, the spirit of the pit.†   (source)
  • "I will not," she said, laughing, "refer to my potential patron as Annabelle."†   (source)
  • She's been looking for a patron, and this fellow had that sort of look about him.†   (source)
  • My vain hopes for gaining a patron and my stronger hopes of entry to the Archives.†   (source)
  • Well, the good news is that your patron isn't here.†   (source)
  • But it's Baron Greyfallow's too, because he's our patron.†   (source)
  • "We certainly would not want to offend you or your patron," the mayor said.†   (source)
  • "I don't have a patron, Denn," I said with a shy smile.†   (source)
  • Find my patron and find you some answers.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER FIFTY-SIX — Patrons, Maids and Metheglin†   (source)
  • Well the same thing is doubly true for patrons and their musicians.†   (source)
  • Their parents or patrons would cover the expense.†   (source)
  • So naturally, you know, I have to side with my patron goddess.†   (source)
  • He estimated it to be well more than half the patrons.†   (source)
  • So this time, when my patron brought me back to life—".†   (source)
  • She was large and fat and known to the patrons of Sheb's as Aunt Mill.†   (source)
  • The guild kept their patron's identity as great a secret as their own.†   (source)
  • Amos stared at the headless god—the patron of magicians—and I could guess what he was thinking.†   (source)
  • Paris booksellers soon found they had an American patron like no other.†   (source)
  • He greeted him like a patron with a long history of dispensing largess.†   (source)
  • Frey is the lord of Alfheim, our patron god.†   (source)
  • A few of the other patrons were giving him sideways looks.†   (source)
  • That majestic, heavy, crushing library was exactly like the image he had of the patron.†   (source)
  • Better to let the vest explode with the patrons as they were.†   (source)
  • It was inevitable the Atropos would eventually harm those whom their patron never intended.†   (source)
  • Was he aware of the habits of the patron whose sight terrified him?†   (source)
  • The crowd roars and she calmly hands the delighted patron his hat.†   (source)
  • I dont know if the patron would want you to ride him.†   (source)
  • The man in black, now the only patron of the bar, watched him go, still grinning.†   (source)
  • It is to be a masked ball, a jolly spectacle of costume, held on May Day for patrons and parents.†   (source)
  • "Before you slash me to bits," he said, "who's this patron you mentioned?"†   (source)
  • Again, the same cowlike expressions from patrons as he passed.†   (source)
  • I'm not his— I don't— Gaea is not my patron!†   (source)
  • Its patrons were moneyed, comfortable, and powerful.†   (source)
  • It means you never asked em to go wake the patron, did you?†   (source)
  • The remaining patrons, only a few now, looked up to watch them.†   (source)
  • Yes, I've been a good patron; there's no doubt about it.†   (source)
  • Tenants often used their patron's name for their children.†   (source)
  • It's boring to walk around in these rags and grapes, patron, but the men like it.†   (source)
  • "Thanks to your fifty pesos, patron" she replied.†   (source)
  • I'm going to take the patron with me, friends," he said slowly during a pause in the singing.†   (source)
  • Before dropping her off at her hut, the patron kissed her on the lips.†   (source)
  • I'm glad to see you, patron," she said, as she always greeted me.†   (source)
  • Pancha Garcia was young and the patron was strong.†   (source)
  • Why don't you stay in the country like your father and grandfather?" the patron asked him.†   (source)
  • "And that one day the patron would have less say at Tres Marias than us!" another said, laughing.†   (source)
  • Disgusted with himself, the patron returned to the city, feeling older than ever.†   (source)
  • "I m glad to see you, patron," she greeted me.†   (source)
  • The patron would buy things wholesale and resell them at cost to his workers.†   (source)
  • "Things are getting stormy in the countryside, patron," his foreman often warned him.†   (source)
  • Whores are the worst, patron, believe me.†   (source)
  • "We understand, patron," Pedro Segundo Garcia said.†   (source)
  • Don't you remember me, patron?" the other managed to stammer.†   (source)
  • I'll wait for you if you like, patron," the man said.†   (source)
  • "If the patron finds out we're voting Socialist, we're done for," they said.†   (source)
  • No one's going to convince me that I wasn't a good patron.†   (source)
  • One does one's best, patron," he said, shrugging his shoulders.†   (source)
  • He was the only one in all Tres Marias who dared to confront the patron.†   (source)
  • "Since you're not here to make love, patron, let's go talk in my office," Transito Soto said.†   (source)
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