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Patrick’s Monument (St.)

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in the cemetery of Downpatrick cathedral. Visitors are shown the spot where the “saint” was buried, but, on asking why there is no memorial, is informed that both Protestants and Catholics agreed to erect a suitable one, but could not agree upon the inscription. Whatever the Protestants erected in the day the Catholics pulled down at night, and vice versâ. Tired of this toil of Penelopē, the idea was abandoned, and the grave was left unmarked by monumental stone.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Patin
Patina
Patmos (My)
Patois
Patri-Passians
Patrician
Patrick
Patrick’s Cave (St.)
Patrick’s Cross (St.)
Patrick’s Grave (St.)
Patrick’s Monument (St.)
Patrick’s Purgatory (St.)
Patrick and the Serpent (St.)
Patrico or Pater-cove
Patroclos
Patten
Pattens-Money (Chapins de la Reina)
Patter
Pattern
Pattieson (Mr. Peter)
Paul (St.)