(1) That is not a high level of income, but when one considers a number of other issues one finds that it is becoming even more difficult and parlous for people to live on it.(2) We come in day after day, lament the parlous state of the telecoms industry and resolve on a regular basis to get new means of employment.(3) Is the state of American political fiction really so parlous perilous?(4) Finally, I want to talk quite seriously about the parlous state of politics in this House.(5) The railways emerged in a parlous state, in dire need of a major overhaul.(6) And how do you sap the energy of the insurgency when the parlous state of the economy keeps everyone desperately poor?(7) In my submission, it is significant, because this document demonstrates that in practical terms this venture was in the same state of parlousness as was the venture considered in Jekos.