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That is why, on those great careening carts Americans hauled through town on Pope’s Day, the pontiff himself, and his hellish master, were made in effigy looking ridiculous, but also monstrous, dressed in tar and feathers.
BEFORE JULY 4, AMERICAN COLONISTS CELEBRATED POPE’S DAY — AN ANTI-CATHOLIC RALLYING CRYGRANT STANTONJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Picket signs decried IBM customers in Texas as “traitors,” while the University of Wisconsin YAF hung a cardboard effigy of a computer outside of the Madison office.
CONSERVATIVES HAVE LONG EMBRACED ‘CANCEL CULTURE’LAUREN LASSABEAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They lit candles at their windows and in front of the many effigies of Maradona that dot Napoli’s streets and its homes, often alongside saints.
IN MARADONA, THE WORLD MOURNS A LEGEND—BUT NAPLES MOURNS A PART OF ITSELFANNALISA MERELLINOVEMBER 27, 2020QUARTZ
This was that Alderman Henry Smith whose tomb and effigy are so conspicuous in the parish church.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Even if they failed to obtain it the funeral rites were duly paid to an effigy of the deceased.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Sedgrave, the mayor, who had sat quiet during the former service, produced a rosary and prayed openly before the bloody effigy.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
It has his effigy in armour, with an ermined mantle, his feet leaning against a lion couchant.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
The last flickering embers of the burning effigy died out and the scene was almost dark.
TOM FAIRFIELD'S SCHOOLDAYSALLEN CHAPMAN
Witness French Montholieu, for one; Count, or whatever he styled himself; nailed to the gallows (in effigy) after he had fled.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Inside are countless Buddhas, the usual smell of smoky butter-lamps, and an effigy of the saint.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
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