phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: Little brother to the world

Posted by Bruce Kahl on December 02, 2001

In Reply to: Little brother to the world posted by Denis on December 01, 2001

: Does anybody know its meaning and origin? I guess I heard it in reference to Francis of Assisi, but I am not sure.

I googled your phrase and I did see a few sites referencing St. Francis to your phrase.
He is considered the patron saint of animals and ecology.