In all editions prior to 1852, 'Priestley' is spelled 'Priestly'.
This is the feeling of the priests, and the people are under the priestly thumb.
The father of Teresa Sandoval was the priestly son of a marquise of Spain!
O'Brien shook off the priestly hand, and fixed his eyes upon Seraphina.
In some parts the religion is personal and immediate; in others it is priestly.