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parish
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Jane Eyre
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  • When he is at home, he is in his own parish at Morton.
  • I am but the incumbent of a poor country parish: my aid must be of the humblest sort.
  • One reason of the distance yet observed between us was, that he was comparatively seldom at home: a large proportion of his time appeared devoted to visiting the sick and poor among the scattered population of his parish.
  • St. John did not rebuke our vivacity; but he escaped from it: he was seldom in the house; his parish was large, the population scattered, and he found daily business in visiting the sick and poor in its different districts.
  • Her salary will be thirty pounds a year: her house is already furnished, very simply, but sufficiently, by the kindness of a lady, Miss Oliver; the only daughter of the sole rich man in my parish — Mr. Oliver, the proprietor of a needle-factory and iron-foundry in the valley.

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  • Are we talking about a governmental or a religious parish?
  • Everyone in our parish was impacted by the flood.

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