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1  A clergyman cannot be high in state or fashion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  She never has danced with a clergyman, she says, and she never will.
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3  But I must beg some advantage to the clergyman from your own argument.
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4  Their father is a clergyman, and their brother is a clergyman, and they are all clergymen together.
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5  At length, after a short pause, Miss Crawford began with, "So you are to be a clergyman, Mr. Bertram."
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6  A great many things were due from poor Mr. Norris, as clergyman of the parish, that cannot be expected from me.
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7  There is the parsonage: a tidy-looking house, and I understand the clergyman and his wife are very decent people.
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8  You assign greater consequence to the clergyman than one has been used to hear given, or than I can quite comprehend.
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9  You shook your head at my acknowledging that I should not like to engage in the duties of a clergyman always for a constancy.
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10  But a parish has wants and claims which can be known only by a clergyman constantly resident, and which no proxy can be capable of satisfying to the same extent.
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11  There was no natural disinclination to be overcome, and I see no reason why a man should make a worse clergyman for knowing that he will have a competence early in life.
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12  Edmund would be forgiven for being a clergyman, it seemed, under certain conditions of wealth; and this, she suspected, was all the conquest of prejudice which he was so ready to congratulate himself upon.
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13  A fine preacher is followed and admired; but it is not in fine preaching only that a good clergyman will be useful in his parish and his neighbourhood, where the parish and neighbourhood are of a size capable of knowing his private character, and observing his general conduct, which in London can rarely be the case.
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14  Edmund might, in the common phrase, do the duty of Thornton, that is, he might read prayers and preach, without giving up Mansfield Park: he might ride over every Sunday, to a house nominally inhabited, and go through divine service; he might be the clergyman of Thornton Lacey every seventh day, for three or four hours, if that would content him.
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