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RECTORY, Eng. law. Corporeal real property, consisting of a church, glebe lands and tithes. 1 Chit. Pr. 163.

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Aye, aye, the parsonage is but a small one," said she, after the first ebullition of surprise and satisfaction was over, "and very likely MAY be out of repair; but to hear a man apologising, as I thought, for a house that to my knowledge has five sitting rooms on the ground-floor, and I think the housekeeper told me could make up fifteen beds
Take my word for it, that, if I am alive, I shall be paying a visit at Delaford Parsonage before Michaelmas; and I am sure I sha'nt go if Lucy an't there.
We are not comparing it with Fullerton and Northanger -- we are considering it as a mere parsonage, small and confined, we allow, but decent, perhaps, and habitable; and altogether not inferior to the generality; or, in other words, I believe there are few country parsonages in England half so good.
Norris took possession of the White House, the Grants arrived at the Parsonage, and these events over, everything at Mansfield went on for some time as usual.
A fine lady in a country parsonage was quite out of place.
No, my dear child, we must not go in a swarm to the parsonage.
Mary had been staying at the parsonage lately, and her mother might know very little of what had been passing in her mind.
The Parsonage at Dunmore Park has made the finals in that category of the Scottish Wedding Awards 2018, and has also been nominated in the wedding co-ordinator of the year category.
Henley's only winner was Mandy Morgan while tops for the winners were Nail Parsonage and Dave Honey who hit eight ton plusses.
This property, called The Old Parsonage in the village of Farrington Gurney, 10 miles from Bath, is a good example.
In hopes of preserving a West Dundee churchs historic but deteriorating parsonage, village officials will attempt to acquire the property through eminent domain.
VISITORS to the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth are being invited to re-create the long lost handwritten manuscript of Emily Bronte's masterpiece Wuthering Heights.