Example sentences for: parson

How can you use “parson” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As early as 1806 the word was used with apparent sexual signification by Thomas Malthus, the parson and economist who is remembered for his Essay on the Principle of Population: “An illicit intercourse between the sexes.”

  • Yet, rumors and “common knowledge,” however inaccurate, are sometimes a misinterpretation of an event that actually occurred and, therefore, can be traced to a fact, even though distorted; the best that can be wished for is to turn up something that might have given rise to the story (like the identification of the Parson Weems tale about George Washington's honesty and the cherry tree).

  • The DNA samples from mammary carcinoma cell lines (HCC-1806, HCC-11433, HCC-1428 and HCC-1937) and matched normal cell lines were received from Dr R Parson of Columbia University, New York, USA.

  • But Gore Vidal said the mixing of fact with fantasy was appropriate for a president "whose life owed so little to Parson Weems and so much to Pirandello."

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