The parish pump was probably out of order when this unparalleled conflagration occurred; but is seems to be at work again now.
A crucifix was taken out of the building and set up on the parish pump.
But the parish pump is carved with all the creatures out of the wilderness.
But it cannot do so if its position is so insecure that it must purchase the support of the "parish pump" politician.
The parish plumber can no longer make his fortune by the repair of the parish pump.
The world was all in all to her, and she was as destitute of religion or any knowledge of spiritual things as the parish pump.