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  • Dr. Stokes was a wiry, humorless man, the parish medical officer of St. Swithin Parish.
  • Dr. Stokes was a wiry, humorless man, the parish medical officer of St. Swithin Parish.
  • I’m Dr. Stokes, of St. Swithin’s Parish.
  • If Inchcape balks, you come to me in my parish—if I’m still alive.
  • My name is Twyford, Cecil Twyford of St. Swithin’s Parish.
  • In St. Swithin’s Parish the cocoa and bamboo groves and sharp hills of southern St. Hubert gave way to unbroken cane-fields.
  • She knew the direction of St. Swithin’s Parish—beyond that delicate glimmer of lights from palm huts coiling up the hills.
  • Stokes was appointed Surgeon General, vice Inchcape Jones, and he made an illegal assignment of Martin to St. Swithin’s Parish, as medical officer with complete power.
  • The plague had only begun to invade St. Swithin’s, but it was unquestionably coming, and Martin, with his power as official medical officer of the parish, was able to make plans.
  • Sometimes Stokes was there, looking anxious, particularly when in the queue he saw plantation-hands from St. Swithin’s, who were supposed to remain in their parish under strict control, to test the value of the phage.
  • These unfortunate cases he treated, giving the phage to alternate patients, in the somewhat barren almshouse of the parish, a whitewashed cabin the meaner against its vaulting background of banyans and breadfruit trees.
  • Cecil Eric George Twyford, a lean, active, high-nosed despot who owned and knew rod by snakewrithing rod some ten thousand acres of cane in St. Swithin’s Parish—Twyford said that His Excellency was a "potty and snoring fool," and versions of the opinion came not too slowly to Fairlamb.
  • He could not get himself to give up his reliance on whisky, and he could see no way of discontinuing the phage-injection of all who came begging for it, but he turned both injection and manufacture over to others, and went back to the most rigid observation of his experiment in St. Swithin’s . blotted as it now was by the unphaged portion of the parish going in to Blackwater to receive the phage.
  • I am very glat!" The pest attacked the unphaged half of the parish much more heavily than those who had been treated.

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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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