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Yʹves (St.) (1 syl.)

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Patron saint of lawyers, being himself a lawyer. As he used his knowledge of the law in defending the oppressed, he is called in Brittany “the poor man’s advocate.”

“Advocātus, sed non latro,

Res miranda populo.”


Hymn to St. Yves.

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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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