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  • n. Alternative spelling of patronizer.


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  • The book consists [443] of a belittlement, slightly redressed at the end, of Feuillet as a feeble person and an impertinent patroniser of religion; of a rather "magpie" survey of the

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Sir Philip smiled to observe the strenuous assertor of the rights of the whole human race to individual and unbounded liberty, exercising the rod of tyranny over every being within the compass of her power; and the great patroniser of originality of thought and firmness of opinion, slavishly following the ideas of his patroness, and veering about with every breath of her’s.

    The Enchantress; or, Where Shall I Find Her? A Tale


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