Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Expressing violent opposition to Roman Catholicism: as, a no-popery cry.
“By appealing to the latent 'no-popery' among his more entrenched constituents he is clearly endeavouring to 'out-Prod' his far-right rivals, such as the TUV.”
“Hardly less dear to the no-popery champion than the "Monita Secreta" is the fictitious”
“The bar Convent was established in 1686, and in spite of penal laws, Protestant persecution, no-popery riots, and even, on more than one occasion, the imprisonment of the nuns for their faith, the work of the convent has continued from that day to this, and with its hundred and eighty houses in different parts of the English-speaking world, the”
“The Titus Oates of the American no-popery panic, in 1836, was an infamous woman named Maria Monk, whose monstrous stories of secret horrors perpetrated in a convent in Montreal, in which she claimed to have lived as a nun, were published by a respectable house and had immense currency.”
“Mr. Rawson was a good man, of high no-popery opinions.”
“Next followed the truly singular struggle for the university chair of poetry at the end of the same year, between a no-popery candidate and a”
“I thought I could swear to its being ****, I now think I can swear to its being ****; the servility to Peel, and the official red-tape style would equally do for either; but the no-popery page, I think, fixes it on ****.”
“One writer assails him on account of his own ill-judged and unwarrantable attacks upon a far greater man than himself -- Sir Walter Scott; another on account of his "no-popery" diatribes; another on account of his amusing anger over "Charley o'er the Waterism.”
“From honest-to-Calvin no-popery just like Great-Granddad to PC do-gooderism, and refreshingly with no PC condescension in between.”
“After Sir Robert Peel had broken up his party, the leaders who followed him declared that no-popery was the only basis on which it could be reconstructed. [”
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