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popish

Derogatory belonging to or characteristic of Roman Catholicism
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There is no longer a Popish tyrant on the throne of England, and by to-morrow noon, his name shall be a byword in this very street, where ye would make it a word of terror.
These poor girls had never known the advantages of settled homes, decorous example, or honest Protestant education; resident a few months now in one Catholic school, now in another, as their parents wandered from land to land--from France to Germany, from Germany to Belgium --they had picked up some scanty instruction, many bad habits, losing every notion even of the first elements of religion and morals, and acquiring an imbecile indifference to every sentiment that can elevate humanity; they were distinguishable by an habitual look of sullen dejection, the result of crushed self-respect and constant browbeating from their Popish fellow-pupils, who hated them as English, and scorned them as heretics.
But if it is allowed by law, then I cannot be more popish than the Pope.
It's only been five months since Tulfo was appointed as so-called special envoy for public diplomacy to China by President Duterte, and yet here is the guy now - more popish than the Pope, as they say, suddenly all-too-enamored of China's model of submissive, subjugated labor and impatient to impose it on his own countrymen.
For others it is unknown, a little strange, super religious, and popish.
how can you be more popish than the pope?" he added.
| 1649: Titus Oates, English Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.
1649: Titus Oates, Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.
NATIONAL DAY OF COSTA RICA 1649: Titus Oates, English Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.
Then he fell in with the Whigs following the revelations of the Popish Plot in 1678, who courted him as a potential Protestant alternative to the Catholic heir, James, Duke of York; became mixed up in radical conspiracy in 1682-1683; and led an ill-fated rebellion against the crown following the death of his father and York's accession to the throne in 1685.
BATTLE OF BRITAIN DAY NATIONAL DAY OF COSTA RICA 1649: Titus Oates, English Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.
The bones were found in a garment dating from the period of Titus Oates, who invented a "Popish Plot" to kill King Charles II, which resulted in many people being persecuted for their religion, including John Plessington, who died as a martyr in Chester in 1679.