Another example of
devotion to duty can be seen in
The Parson shows his love for his
by making sure that
they have the support of the
church at critical times in their
lives. When the members of his
parish are in need, even though
Wide was his parish, with
houses far asunder, yet
neglected not in rain or
thunder, in sickness
grief, to pay a call on the
small, upon his feet and in
his hand a stave.
The Parson would go anywhere at any time and in any weather to help his people, no matter what problems they had. Though he didn't have a horse to ride, he was still willing to go on foot to
The Parson was the perfect leader for the community, as he set a good example of kindness to others that the townspeople would hopefully follow. He was quite different from the Friar and the
Pardoner, who were only interested in cheating and hurting the common people that they came in contact with.
In India, Mother Theresa has shown an incredible amount of love to the dying, the poor, and the unwanted, as she has set up hospitals and shelters for those whom the society has not considered
important enough to merit care. Her Missionaries of Charity have done much good around the world (Buresz 53).