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A History of the Jesuits (Volume 2); To Which Is Prefixed a Reply to Mr. Dallas's Defence of That Order (Paperback) Loot Price: R430
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A History of the Jesuits (Volume 2); To Which Is Prefixed a Reply to Mr. Dallas's Defence of That Order (Paperback)

John Poynder

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAP. V. EVENTS OF 1564, AND THE SUCCEEDING PERIOD. The Jesuits immediately purchased a building in the Rue St. Jaques, and fitted up a Public Seminary in it. They gained the then Director of the University, who clandestinely licensed their teaching; but as soon as the University heard of it, they revoked the Order . The Jesuits appealed to the Parliament, which heard the parties; Pasquier being counsel for the University, who having been originally acquainted with Brouet, one of Ignatius's first companions, and learnt from him the most secret designs of the Society, was able to refer to his own notes made at the time. He observes in his argument, " This Sect can only produce division between the Pope " and the Cardinals, between all other Religious Orders and " themselves; and there is no Prince or ruler who freely tole- " rates them, that can secure his empire against their attempts." De Thou considered his peroration so fine as to record it in his History: " You yourselves" (says he), " who now tolerate " the Jesuits; even you will reproach yourselves (but too " late) with your credulity, when you shall behold the fatal " consequences of your pliancy in the overthrow of order, and " the public tranquillity, not only in this kingdom but through- " out the Christian world, by the cunning, the artifices, the " superstition, the dissimulation, and intrigues of this new "sectf." The celebrated Du Mesnil, Advocate General, also opposed the Society; observing, that it consisted of persons " bound by oath to attend a Superior at Rome, and to devote ' to him their property and persons; a frame of Society" (says he), " under which, the wealth, the persons, and the obedience Du Boulay, p. 583. t See Pasquier's whole argument at the end of the 3d Book of his Recherchii de 'la ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Poynder
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 158
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-31055-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-31055-9
Barcode: 9780217310550

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