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congregation
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
  • There was a rustling demonstration of surprise in the company, such as you may have observed in a country congregation when they hear an allusion to their week-day affairs from the pulpit.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (76% in)
  • He had a true British determination to push his way in the world,—as a schoolmaster, in the first place, for there were capital masterships of grammar-schools to be had, and Mr. Stelling meant to have one of them; but as a preacher also, for he meant always to preach in a striking manner, so as to have his congregation swelled by admirers from neighboring parishes, and to produce a great sensation whenever he took occasional duty for a brother clergyman of minor gifts.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (10% in)

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