Sentence Examples

  • For some years he was employed as a clerk; thereafter he joined a relative who was inspector of manufactures at Amiens, and he himself speedily rose to the position of inspector.
  • The clerk who had rescued Petya was talking to a functionary about the priests who were officiating that day with the bishop.
  • Petya too would have run there, but the clerk who had taken the young gentleman under his protection stopped him.
  • He himself was a prebendary of St Paul's, and was also a clerk in the service of William II.
  • The origin of such unendowed curacies is traceable to the fact that benefices were sometimes granted to religious houses pleno jure, and with liberty for them to provide for the cure; and when such appropriations were transferred to lay persons, being unable to serve themselves, the impropriators were required to nominate a clerk in full orders to the.

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