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St. Leon

became possessed of the elixir of life, and the power of transmuting the baser metals into gold, but these acquisitions only brought him increased misery. (William Goodwin: St. Leon.)

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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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St. Cecilia
St. Cuthbert’s Duck
St. Distaff
St. Elmo
St. Francis
St. George’s Cross
St. John Long
St. John’s Eve, St. Mark’s Eve, and Allhallow Even
St. Johnstone’s Tippet
St. Leger Sweepstakes
St. Leon
St. Lundi (La)
St. Michael’s Chair
St. Monday
St. Simonism
St. Stephen’s
St. Stephen’s Loaves
St. Thomas’s Castle
St. Wilfrid’s Needle
Saints
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