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  • If thinks must go contrary with me, and I must go contrary myself, let me go contrary in my parish.
  • I look up at the monumental tablets on the wall, and try to think of Mr. Bodgers late of this parish, and what the feelings of Mrs. Bodgers must have been, when affliction sore, long time Mr. Bodgers bore, and physicians were in vain.
  • Also the chimney on fire, the parish engine, and perjury on the part of the Beadle.
  • He also requested, as a last act of friendship, that I would see his family to the Parish Workhouse, and forget that such a Being ever lived.

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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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