Well, saint martin came there and was not satisfied with its appearance, so he pried the valley walls apart.
Did you not say that it should come to pass before saint martin in the winter?
saint martin, taking him for a herdsman of the country, asks him the way to Mavilly.
According to one legend, saint martin was tormented with a goose, which he killed and ate.
And the curious said that saint martin rolled very fierce eyes and showed a very threatening mien to the poor populace.
"Truly, she did love him," says the old chronicler of saint martin de Tours, and the ages since have been but echoing this.
kind of swallow-like bird (Chelidon urbica), 1580s, from Scot. martoune (mid-15c.), from Middle French martin, from the masc. proper name in some sense. Writers in 17c. said it was named for St. Martin of Tours (d. 397 C.E.), whose festival day (Martinmas) is Nov. 11, about the time the birds depart.
Martin Mar·tin (mär'tn), Lillien Jane. 1851-1943.
American psychologist who is noted for her pioneering work in gerontology.