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The Mill on the Floss
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parochial
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Why, the fact is, he’s fond of teaching, and wishes to keep up his studies, and a clergyman has but little opportunity for that in his parochial duties.

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as in: limited by a parochial view Define
narrowly restricted in outlook -- typically concerned only with local matters
as in: parochial school Define
relating to religious organization -- especially a parish (church and surrounding area)
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