Origin of patron saint
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How to use patron saint in a sentence
The exhibit also includes examples of designers borrowing from fine art, as Yves Saint Laurent did with his Mondrian dress.
I hardly spoke to every patron, but there may have been some validity to his assessment.
It was in Saint-Rémy where Van Gogh sends his brother word of how all his sacrifice may soon be for nothing in this life.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The artist came down and stood beside his patron to assess things.
Michelangelo tricked his patron about the David, but sometimes he was forcibly reminded who paid the bills.
May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”
One of her humours was to unite the son of her minister, with a niece of the widowed Queen of Saint Germain's.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He marched to meet it with the throbbing pulses of a soldier rushing to victory or a saint to martyrdom.
Happening to walk down the Rue Saint Honoré, he had come upon tragedy.
Upon our return from this river Saint John, our route turned towards the country of the Armouchiquoys.
British Dictionary definitions for patron saint
Cultural definitions for patron saint
A saint from whom a person or group claims special protection or prayers. Saint Christopher, for example, is considered the patron of travelers; Saint Luke, the patron of doctors; and Saint Patrick, the patron of Ireland. People who have the same name as a saint may consider the saint their patron. The honoring of patron saints is especially common in the Roman Catholic Church.