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Poseidon (Neptune) was naturally regarded as the chief patron and tutelary deity of the seafaring Greeks.

I am just come from Montmorenci, where I have been paying my devotions to the tutelary deities of the place for the last time.

Yet he hoped to see her again; for each one fancies that his romance has its own tutelary guardian and divinity.

Elsewhere the possession of a tutelary spirit in animal form is the privilege of the magician.

Like our tutelary angel, he will show us the path that conducts or leads back to God.

Thus the Thlinket, totemic on Australian primitive lines, do not regard their hereditary exogamous totems as "tutelary spirits."

Venus was the tutelary goddess of Rome, she was the goddess of maternity, of production.

Its homage will never be commanded by peace, presented as the tutelary deity of the stock-market.

The apotheosis of the old Roman times was replaced by canonization; tutelary saints succeed to local mythological divinities.

For Hattie and her father Lloyd had become a sort of tutelary semi-deity.

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