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A parishioner is cited before the ordinary because he withholds church goods and refuses both to enter into bond for them and to make an accounting.

He visited his unfortunate parishioner in his dungeon, found him ignorant indeed, but not obstinate, and the answers which he received from him, when conversing on religious topics, were such as induced him doubly to regret that a mind naturally pure and noble should have remained unhappily so wild and uncultivated.

He had killed it that morning from his window, while shaving, for I saw the lather dried on the stock of his duck gun. Monsieur le Curé is ingenious when it comes to hard times. Again, there are days when he is in luck, when some generous parishioner has had the forethought to restock his larder.

"I have to say to you," he said, "that somehow somehow, this divorce must be put a stop to." Gregory flushed painfully. "On what grounds? I am not aware that my ward is a parishioner of yours, Mr. Barter, or that if she were " The Rector closed in on him, his head thrust forward, his lower lip projecting. "If she were doing her duty," he said, "she would be.

So, when the ancient carriage, with its well-seasoned coachman who rejoiced in the name of Simmons, made its appearance, there was no one to see Rachel off, save the patron's wife, the minister himself being away on a call lo a sick parishioner. Rachel went steadily down the walk between the box-borders, feeling her heart sink at each step. Mrs.

On the way the widow addressed very polite reproaches to her neighbour on his unsociableness, and the ecclesiastic expressed his great surprise at not having up to the present known such a distinguished parishioner of his.

Chaloner, the rector's wife, was among the earliest customers at the shop, thinking it only right to encourage a new parishioner who had made a decorous appearance at church; and she found Mr.

The relations of the pastor and the parishioner, always cordial, had become more than ever friendly through an incident creditable to both. Mr.

Sage of Resolis, there is a criticism recorded, which was passed by a parishioner on three successive ministers of a certain parish: "Our first minister," said he, "was a man, but he was not a minister; our second was a minister, but he was not a man; and the one we have at present is neither a man nor a minister."

He reads while the heat warps the stiff covers of the volume; he writes without numbness either in his heart or fingers; and, with unstinted hand, he throws fresh sticks of wood upon the fire. A parishioner comes in.