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  • n. Plural form of bolsterer.


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  • William the Silent -- the opposition-party were denounced as bolsterers of

    History of the United Netherlands, 1586d

  • Thou shalt haue no straunge Gods in my syght, that it is sore to be dreadde the same iudgement to be gyuyn | | vpon vs that was gyuen vpon the cytye of Ninyue to be absorped of the yerthe in to the yre and vengeannce of gode, whiche hathe ben the cause that so many wryters bothe of late dayes, and many yeres passede, haue euyn to deathe, resisted thes dampnable bolsterers of ydolatrye, gyuen theyr selues to the crosse in example of reformacyon to theyr bretherne, bothe in wrytinge and cownsell, exhortynge the flocke of Christe frome soche prophane doctryne, amongest whome the noble and famouse clerke _Desiderius

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion


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