The Perpetual Curate

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Author: Mrs Oliphant
Published: 1865
Language: English
Wordcount: 194,764 / 539 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 709
Added to site: 2009.02.06
mnybks.net#: 23359
Origin: gutenberg.org

Part of the Chronicles of Carlingford.

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Curate; "but it is difficult to conceive what can be done with such an unhallowed type of construction. I was just saying to Folgate--"

"There is a great deal of cant abroad on this subject," said Mr Morgan, interrupting the young oracle. "I like good architecture, but I don't relish attributing moral qualities to bricks and mortar. The hallowing influence ought to be within. Mr Folgate, we were going to call at your office. Have you thought of the little suggestions I ventured to make? Oh, the drawings are here. Mr Wentworth does not approve of them, I suppose?" said the Rector, turning sternly round upon the unlucky Curate of St Roque's.

"I can only say I sympathise with you profoundly," said young Wentworth, with great seriousness. "Such a terrible church must be a great trial. I wish I had any advice worth offering; but it is my hour for a short service down at the canal, and I can't keep my poor bargees waiting. Good morning. I hope you'll come and give us your countenance, Mrs Morgan. The

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