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Word: parochial

Definition: narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes


Sentences Containing 'parochial'

The parochial clergy derive many of them, a very considerable part of their subsistence from the voluntary oblations of the people; a source of revenue, which confession gives them many opportunities of improving.
The parochial clergy are like those teachers whose reward depends partly upon their salary, and partly upon the fees or honoraries which they get from their pupils; and these must always depend, more or less, upon their industry and reputation.
In Roman catholic countries, the spirit of devotion is supported altogether by the monks, and by the poorer parochial clergy.

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