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  • n. Plural form of simonist.


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  • The Council considered the charges proved and on May 25, 1415, deposed him as "the supporter of iniquity, the defender of simonists, the enemy of all virtue, the slave of lasciviousness, a devil incarnate."

    John Hus A brief story of the life of a martyr

  • Both in Virginia and in Maryland the infliction of this rabble of simonists as a burden upon the public treasury was a nuisance under which the people grew more and more restive from year to year.

    A History of American Christianity

  • He insults the judges, calls them simonists and ribalds, and refuses to answer the questions put to him.


  • Look at our timorous, skeptical Pope, lukewarm and politic, our episcopate of simonists and cowards, our flabby, indulgent clergy.



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