He had resorted to "ignoble shifts to seem holy, and to get a saintship among the ignorant and wretched people."
How did saints feel themselves, I wonder, about their saintship?
The saintship or headship of the community was hereditary, descending from father to son.
Ill use your own words and say that he cant,—that his saintship cant.
The four roads to Iddhi are the four bases of saintship by which it is obtained.
He did not relish a form of martyrdom that came with his saintship, either.
At a given moment, he dropped his saintship and appeared as a Christian and the owner of a part of the island of Lanai.
saintship: The exclusive possession of those who have either worn out or never had the capacity to sin.
I had often heard, that with the papists, ignorance was the mother of devotion, but here it was the cause of saintship.
The chronicle of his life is by no means trustworthy, but that is essential neither to popularity nor saintship.