Sentence Examples


  • In 1880 he was declared patron of all Roman Catholic educational establishments.
  • But he was a patron of learning and, like most prelates of his age, a great architect.
  • As a patron of art Pericles was a still greater force.
  • As patron of the Arts and Crafts Museum (1862-98), and as curator of the Academy of Sciences, he won a high reputation.
  • The advantages thus obtained by the guest were, the right of hospitality when travelling and, above all, the protection of his host (representing him as his patron) in a court of law.