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Usage examples for curate

  1. I got a parson to witness it, a kind of curate man, a poor creature. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  2. While Mr. Strangway remains curate here, there must be no talk about him and his affairs. – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  3. " So do I," returned the curate. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  4. I shall now endeavour to give the reader a description of the curate of the plain; but he should clearly understand that I do not present this character to him as the general standard of ecclesiastical excellence,- quite the contrary; I am sorry to say I think it an exception. – Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches by Henri de Crignelle
  5. I would see you in, but I've got a woman to see before church time, and I'm short of a curate, so I must be sharp to the hour. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. But why did the curate refuse to say anything? – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  7. When at length his curate hinted to him what was being said, he had so clearly formulated his own theory of Mrs. Quarrier's death that only the strongest evidence would have led him to reconsider it. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  8. " Indeed, I assure you-" exclaimed the curate. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  9. " I suppose I shall have to look for another curate," said the Rector. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  10. " I do, I know I do," said the curate earnestly. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. The curate has said that he'll beat me to death if the money doesn't appear, and if I had stolen it I could make it appear. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  12. But I don't want to try it on James if he's anything like what he was as a curate." – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  13. At last, with his usual fatality, the curate fixed the grand practice for the Saturday evenings that were Rachel's great days for instruction in the three R's, and for a sort of popular lecture. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  14. This little curate had had a hard time, though his mission was an easy one. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  15. And the curate took the glass from Father John. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  16. The peril I mean is that your sister Nelly will marry the curate. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  17. In the early summer, before Mr. Warrender died, a new curate had come to Underwood. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  18. Who is the fat curate? – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
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