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 Antip’athy (of animals).Antis’thenes. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Anti-pope
 
is a pope elected by a king in opposition to the pope elected by the cardinals; or one who usurps the popedom in opposition to the rightful pope. Geddes gives a list of twenty-four anti-popes, three of whom were deposed by the council of Constance.   1
 


 Antip’athy (of animals).Antis’thenes. 

 
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