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Old 03-18-04, 02:17 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Jeff Hathaway
Of course, according to most sources there weren't any actual snakes in Ireland for St. Patrick to chase out. It's a *legend*, and at best, an analogy.
Yes, precisely.....'snakes' being a metaphor for 'pagans/heathens'.
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