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Saint

(sānt),
Charles F.M., 20th-century South African surgeon. See: Saint triad.
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Then Little John began to beseech Saint Dunstan for money, which he did in a great loud voice.
Then straightway he began calling on Saint Dunstan again, somewhat in this wise: "O gracious Saint Dunstan
I thought," quoth Little John, "that thou hadst missed, in some odd corner of thy pouch, the money that the blessed Saint had sent thee.
Being holy men, I trust that ye would not belie your word so pledged, therefore I know the good Saint Dunstan hath sent this in answer to my prayers.
My relationship with Saint Joseph, however, started even long before I became a husband and father.
Saint Patrick's Day (named for the Patron Saint of Ireland)--As we can't call it Lucky Leprechaun Day because that may offend some short people who are neither lucky nor affiliated with Leprechauns, and as the politically correct would be against alcohol usage being associated with Irishmen (okay, Irish people), which rules out "Irish Pub Day," and as the only thing the politically correct really seem to like about the day is all the green color that goes with it, we'll change the holiday to "Bring a Shrub to Work Day.
Saints Behaving Badly The Cutthroats, Crooks, Trollops, Con Men, and Devil-Worshippers Who Became Saints WRITTEN BY Thomas J.
We thought that it would be an excellent idea to somehow incorporate Saint James' work into our products," says Dixon, who sought out Saint James to help with her Los Angeles-based business.
In Graham Greene's novel, The Power and the Glory, the alcoholic hero-priest dies confessing that to be a saint is all that matters.
Lebron was recognized at the 25th Annual Business & Labor Awards Dinner hosted by the Friends of Saint Dominic's for his perseverance in overcoming a youth filled with obstacles: a life threatening tumor, loss of one parent, hospitalization of another and living with a family who neglected his needs.
Solid and sentimental, with a pleasant blend of comedy and pathos, Saint Ralph is the product of Telefilm Canada's new emphasis on funding films with commercial potential.
Some bishops, like Archbishop Michael Sheehan of Santa Fe, New Mexico have taken this as a directive that requires saint names for all Baptisms and Confirmations.