It occurred to me, that a similar experiment might, with equal advantage, be made upon popish priests and confessors.
There is too much popish superstition and worship of idols about him for my taste.
James the Second converted this building into a popish chapel, and mass was publicly performed here.
Every effort has been made to induce the Queen to accept a popish husband.
Yet these popish braggarts, but wretched slaves, call you cowards, and your fathers pirates.
He told Peter that he was a popish rebel and would be hanged.
Protestants know not the plans or schemes of popish priests, in anything.
And now the only comfort I have is, that I let the poor popish bishop off.
"There's no question of popish images between us," he answered, vainly trying for foothold.
Their commission was to do away with all that savoured of popish superstition.