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  • noun Plural form of curacy.


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  • There are very few plains and a great many mountains; hardly any roads, as we have just seen; thirty-two curacies, forty-one vicarships, and two hundred and eighty-five auxiliary chapels.

    Les Miserables

  • He served curacies at Addlestone, Guildford from 1975 to 1979, and from 1979 to 1983 at Studley, Salisbury.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • My classes are going to be a load of work, I'm interviewing for curacies and the co-head job looks like it'll be just as demanding this term as last.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • He served curacies at Addlestone, Guildford from 1975 to 1979, and from 1979 to 1983 at Studley, Salisbury.

    Durham Diocese announces new Suffragan

  • He held none of his curacies long, either losing them from the caprice of his principals, or being compelled to resign them from the parsimony which they practised towards him.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • Ay, many is the brave heart, now doing its work and bearing its load in country curacies, London chambers, under the Indian sun, and in Australian towns and clearings, which looks back with fond and grateful memory to that School-house drawing-room, and dates much of its highest and best training to the lessons learnt there.

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • The invincible firmness and constancy of the saint appeared in the recovery of the revenues of the curacies and other benefices which had been given to the Orders of St. Lazarus and St. Maurice; the restoration of which, after many difficulties, he effected by the joint authority of the pope and the duke of Savoy.

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

  • The younger priests -- narrow-minded and biased -- those who had just entered into provincial curacies -- were frequently the greater bigots.

    The Philippine Islands

  • Progressists, therefore, who combated ecclesiastical preponderance in the Philippines, demanded the retirement of the friars to conventual reclusion or missions, and the appointment of _clérigos_, or secular clergymen to the vicarages and curacies.

    The Philippine Islands

  • There are about 500 parochial curacies throughout the islands under him in the four bishoprics, 167 of the curacies being situated in his own see; and several literary, charitable, and pious institutions at

    Recollections of Manilla and the Philippines During 1848, 1849 and 1850


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