inclined to be easily irritated or annoyed
tetch
those who hold a belief opposed to the teachings of the church
heratics
one who is deeply faithful wholly sincere
devout
poetic expression of beauty
beauteous
a belief accepted as authoritative by some group
doctrine
all future generations
posterity
something of small importance
trifle
so great in size or a force as to elicit awe
prodigious
to mislead by a trick
hoodwinked
boring wordiness
prolixity