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 Trolly.Troness, Tronis, or Trophy Money, or Trophy Tax. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Trompée.
 
Votre religion a été trompée. You have been greatly imposed upon. Similarly, “Suprendre la religion de quelqu’un” is to deceive or impose upon one. Cardinal de Bonnechose used the former phrase in his letter to The Times respecting the Report of the Œcumenical Council, and it puzzled the English journals, but was explained by M. Notterelle. (See The Times, January 1st, 1870.)   1
   We use the word faith both for “credulity” and “religion” — e.g. “Your faith (credulity) has been imposed upon.” The “Catholic faith,” “Mahometan faith,” “Brahminical faith,” etc., virtually mean “religion.”   2
 


 Trolly.Troness, Tronis, or Trophy Money, or Trophy Tax. 

 
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