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popish

Derogatory belonging to or characteristic of Roman Catholicism
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This all made the popery the only existing power around which Italians were gathered during the following centuries, and in that power they found leadership and support that were enough to protect them.
Besides fearing the spread of popery in England, many Protestants of the time eagerly awaited the second coming of Christ.
Those attending are encouraged to wear orange wristbands sporting the slogan ''Make Popery History''.
He had the average Englishman's suspicion of Rome and fear of Popery.
They are now left to the Tender mercies of Popery and European traders.
James does not talk at any length about ritual--he was writing at a time when ritual was still a 'dirty word'; it was something far removed from the Protestant experience of the time, confined to the world of anthropology, existing only in 'the primitive' or as popery (7).
Complex issues such as the New Brunswick and Manitoba school controversies and the No Popery campaign in Ontario in the 1880s are explained succinctly and accurately.
Where "episcopal government" survived the emancipation from popery, as in England, this "system of government was from the beginning favourable to peace and good order, and to submission to the civil sovereign" (W, p.
We are Catholics without the Popery, and Church-of-England men without the Protestantism," declared Hurrell Froude.
He forgets death, the pressgang, the Duke of Marlborough, No Popery, and Marshal Ney.
His Italian collection, Never Mind The Borgias, was a bizarre blend of punk and popery, combining papal insignia with stunningly skimpy dresses.