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Origin of simony
OTHER WORDS FROM simonysi·mon·ist, noun
Words nearby simony
Example sentences from the Web for simony
But that is precisely the transaction which you have cleared from the guilt of simony.
The practice of simony has converted a temple into a loathsome stable.The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Henry Martyn Baird
Is there any reality in the anecdote which makes of him the father of all simony?The Apostles|Ernest Renan
Personally this ruler was wholly free from simony and waged an unrelenting war against the abuse both in Italy and in Germany.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
Geoffrey the First, seven years later, was excommunicated for simony and other vices.The Story of Chartres|Cecil Headlam