Which preposition to use with parson

of Occurrences 39%

But the business is this, SirI have a great mind to lie with this young Gentlewoman to Night, but she swears if I do, the Parson of the Parish shall know it.

in Occurrences 39%

Remember that in any quarter of the year, this is almost always a certain presage of a wedding, when all parties are agreed, and the parson in readiness; and then you must be sure to have money in readiness too, or your intended marriage may happen to prove a miscarriage.

at Occurrences 9%

" I saw a parson at his desk, Silk-gowned and linen-ruffled; The organ ceasedhe rose to preach, And smirked, and mouthed, and snuffled; He talked of gold, and called it dross, And prophesied confusion To all who loved ittold them that Their trust was all delusion.

on Occurrences 7%

"I war wid Cap'n Parson on de Dover, den de Sea Wing came, an' de leftenant swear dis chile am a Britisher, and he tuk me away.

for Occurrences 5%

They become parsons for the love of "the cause," and not for loaves and fishes.

with Occurrences 5%

"Oh, go 'way!" said the parson with a jerk.

from Occurrences 4%

In old times the Lord did not "call" so many parsons from one church to another as it is said He does now; in the days which have passed the bulk of subordinate parsons did not feel a sort of conscientious hankering every three years for an "enlarged sphere of usefulness," where the salary was proportionately increased.

to Occurrences 4%

And, besides, the women might have proposed a parson to me by way of compromise.

about Occurrences 3%

He spoke to parson about 'im, and arter that 'e said he never wanted for to see Bob Pretty's face again.

into Occurrences 3%

By my new plan, I shall be as airy, up four pair of stairs, as in the country; and in a garden, in the midst of enchanting, more than Mahometan paradise, London, whose dirtiest drab-frequented alley, and her lowest-bowing tradesman, I would not exchange for Skiddaw, Helvellyn, James, Walter, and the parson into the bargain.

without Occurrences 2%

"Cato" is a parson without the tie-wig; an intolerable mixture of the patriot and the pedant.

as Occurrences 2%

We shortly afterwards retired, leaving our "musical" friend engaged in a hot discussion with the parson as to the propriety of certain observations he had made in his sermon.

near Occurrences 1%

A woman would often like a respectable name where there was no parson near at hand to entitle her to it.

out Occurrences 1%

Upon this our rogue of a buccaneer Captain burst out a-laughing, and fetching Master Harry a great thump upon the back, swore roundly that he would make a man of him, and that it was a pity to make a parson out of so good a piece of stuff.

over Occurrences 1%

"It's no go coming the parson over me, Mr. Bowater!

than Occurrences 1%

This was done because he had no need of the money himself, and there was no other provision for the parson than free contributions.

like Occurrences 1%

As, of course, parsons like Juke would be and are the first to admit.

by Occurrences 1%

The scene opens, and discovers CONSTANCE, and a Parson by her; she habited like Fortune.

ar Occurrences 1%

Thogth thes parsons ar not to be compared to your majestie, yet I pray God, as ivel perswations perswade not one sistar again the other; and al for that the have harde false report, and not harkene to the trueth knowin.

Which preposition to use with  parson