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Saints preserved

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on April 20, 2009 at 18:02

In Reply to: Saints preserved posted by Zephyr on April 19, 2009 at 19:31:

: Anybody have any ideas about origin/meaning of:

: "Saints preserved" or "The Saints be preserved"?

The original form is "[May the] saints preserve us!" which is a prayer, of obvious meaning. (VSD)