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a person who supports or champions an activity, cause, or institution, for example

one who buys goods or services

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Dantes was tossed about on these doubts and wishes, when the patron, who had great confidence in him, and was very desirous of retaining him in his service, took him by the arm one evening and led him to a tavern on the Via del' Oglio, where the leading smugglers of Leghorn used to congregate and discuss affairs connected with their trade.
The patron of The Young Amelia proposed as a place of landing the Island of Monte Cristo, which being completely deserted, and having neither soldiers nor revenue officers, seemed to have been placed in the midst of the ocean since the time of the heathen Olympus by Mercury, the god of merchants and robbers, classes of mankind which we in modern times have separated if not made distinct, but which antiquity appears to have included in the same category.
The consummate art with which his patron had led him to this point, and managed the whole conversation, perfectly baffled him.
And don't,' said his patron, with an air of the very kindest patronage, 'don't be at all downcast or uneasy respecting that little rashness we have been speaking of.
rejoined his patron, looking at him through his glass; 'and immensely clever?
Hugh truckled before the hidden meaning of these words as much as such a being could, and crept out of the door so submissively and subserviently--with an air, in short, so different from that with which he had entered--that his patron on being left alone, smiled more than ever.
When the sun had raised his full disc above the flat line of the horizon, and was striking fire out of the long muddy vista of paved road with its weary avenue of little trees, a black speck moved along the road and splashed among the flaming pools of rain-water, which black speck was John Baptist Cavalletto running away from his patron.
has agreed to acquire Switzerland-based spirits company Patron Spirits International AG and premium tequila brand Patron to expand its portfolio of premium spirits, the company said.
The Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Awards include four categories: Distinguished Patrons of the Arts, Patrons of the Arts, Supporters of the Arts, and Friends of the Arts.
The first issue of Patron Profiles, titled "Library Patrons and Ebook Usage," is based on an August 2011 survey of nearly 2,500 participants.
It is Patron West's commitment to maintaining high standards for integrity in business that has allowed them to maintain strong relationships with good Canadian lenders.
The patron tyrannizes the narrator's time; moreover, his use of the narrator's ragtime reveals the extent to which the patron himself feels tyrannized by time.
If it becomes difficult to make a decision on an appetizer, El Patron solves the problem with its plato de fiesta ($7.
The three members have only patron shareholders, which satisfies the Service that "subordination of capital" exists (although the ruling does not discuss how residual assets are treated on liquidation).
illustrate the dilemma librarians face in protecting patron confidentiality.