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catholic
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Gone with the Wind
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catholic
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Gone with the Wind
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  • She was driven by a conscience which, though long suppressed, could still rise up, an active Catholic conscience.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Everyone thought she had neglected her boy's religious education and thought more of Rhett for trying to rectify the matter, even if he did take the boy to the Episcopal Church instead of the Catholic.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The congregation was as much stunned by Wade's appearance as by Rhett's, for the little boy was supposed to be a Catholic.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Only Melanie and Carreen realized that a devoutly Catholic Irishman was being laid to rest by the Church of England's service.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They were waiting for him to go on with the service, for it did not occur to any of them that he was at the end of the Catholic prayers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sturdy Baptists and Methodists all, they thought it the Catholic ceremony and immediately rearranged their first opinion that the Catholic services were cold and Popish.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sturdy Baptists and Methodists all, they thought it the Catholic ceremony and immediately rearranged their first opinion that the Catholic services were cold and Popish.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was staunchly Presbyterian, even though his family were Catholic, and the thought of his daughter becoming a nun was even worse than that of her marrying Gerald O'Hara.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The MacIntoshes were Scotch-Irish and Orangemen and, had they possessed all the saintly qualities of the Catholic calendar, this ancestry would have damned them forever in Gerald's eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Carreen, more devoutly Catholic than her sisters, had been very upset that Scarlett had neglected to bring a priest from Atlanta with her and had only been a little eased by the reminder that when the priest came down to marry Will and Suellen, he could read the services over Gerald.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He left home with his mother's hasty kiss on his cheek and her fervent Catholic blessing in his ears, and his father's parting admonition, "Remember who ye are and don't be taking nothing off no man."  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • When the Apostles Creed uses the word "catholic", it does not reference the church headed by the Pope, but rather a universal church.

  • catholic in one`s tastes

  • Their taste in books was catholic, at any rate; Plato in Greek touched Omar in English; Nietzsche partnered Newton; Thomas More was there, and also Hannah More, Thomas Moore, George Moore, and even Old Moore.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon

  • In fact, a hyena`s catholicity of taste is so indiscriminate it nearly forces admiration.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

  • The church is catholic, universal, so are all her actions; all that she does, belongs to all.
    John Donne  --  Meditation 17
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