But drawing from his aged wisdom what they could understand, he told them of the golden bridge, and they laughed at and slandered him, flinging themselves on, rending and exulting over the dying beast.
Long misunderstood and slandered, Adrian VI., the last German pope, is now by all parties ranked among the most revered and most worthy of the popes.
Few people have been so slandered as this great viceroy of the Orient.
People who happily resent being slandered but think nothing of slandering the name of another?
Their ideal is embodied in a manifesto set forth about 1570 under the title The True Marks of Christ's Church, &c., and signed by " Richard Fytz, Minister," as being " the order of the Privy Church in London, which by the malice of Satan is falsely slandered."