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a.1.Of or pertaining to a parson; clerical.
Vainglory glowed in his parsonic heart.
- Colman.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
I began about Adam and Eve, with an eye to future parsonic probings.
"His manners, I think, you said are not to your taste?--priggish and parsonic?"
What keeps both poets from easy platitudes-- parsonic ones in Auden's case, fire-breathing ones in Lowell's--is their need to give a face to fleshless abstractions such as "Paradise" or "the evils of Capitalism." In their poems at least, both seem reluctant to imagine larger meanings entirely separate from personal associations.