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of or relating to or supporting Romanism

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He immediately brings the tract to an abrupt conclusion, and so fails to cover the fourth point (long custom and some papistical laws) which he had announced as he began the second part of the tract.
7) In a verse epistle, An Answer to a Papistical Exhortation, Bale replies to a papist attack by comparing the papist's poetic powers to those of a peddler: "Everye pylde pedlar / Wyll be a medlar / Though ther wyttes be drowsye / And the lernynge lowsyd' (An answere to a papystycall exhortacyon [Antwerp: S.
All three explicitly linked the homosexuality they encountered with the barbarous or Papistical nature of these societies, leaving the reader with the strong impression that in Protestant northern Europe such things were unknown.
A Triumph of Christiania; Or, A Few Observations Upon the Discontinuance of 'Tracts for the Times'; with ESPECIAL Reference to the Papistical Tendencies of Some Proceedings Resulting from Their Publication.
Among historians more directly concerned with the sixteenth century, several are indeed Roman Catholics--Jack Scarisbrick, myself, and, more recently, Richard Rex and Peter Marshall--and this has led to the widespread perception that revisionism represents the unfortunate revival of confessional history, the grinding of papistical axes.
He saide that byshopis, abbatis, prioris, parsonis, canonis resident, pristis, and all, were stronge thevis, ye dukis, lordis, and all," and went on to disabuse a few papistical practices.
He was to recommend that this `monument to Papistical Treachery' should be displayed prominently in every home and coffee house.
Thus David Owen, writing in 1610 in a work appropriately entitled Herod and Pilate Reconciled, argued that the "politike Divines" of the day had "learned their error, of the power of States-men over Kings", thereby investing "the people and Nobles with the power over Kings, to dispose of their kingdomes", from such papistical schoolmen as John of Paris, Jacques Almain and Marsiglio of Padua.
A]nd the phrase parent or mother country hath been jesuiticaly adopted by the king and his parasites, with a low papistical design of gaining an unfair bias on the credulous weakness of our minds.