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The University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy is an outstanding college-prep school.
  a member of the Society of Jesus (known for their schools and missionary work)
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Jesuit Jesuits
The Society of Jesus is a Christian religious order of the Catholic Church. It is the largest Catholic male religious order with over 20,000 members (most of whom are priests).
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  • The University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy is an outstanding college-prep school.
  • He is a Jesuit professor of theology at Georgetown University.
  • The University has many Jesuit professors.
  • She sent Myeko to the kindergarten which the Jesuits reopened,
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima

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  • The sovereigns of Paraguay admit as few Spanish Jesuits as possible; they prefer those of other nations as being more subordinate to their commands.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • From force of habit he had written at the top of the first page the initial letters of the jesuit motto:
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Jesuit fathers too were falling out of the church and into love with the de Sarams with the regularity of mangoes thudding onto dry lawns during a drought.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Especially he hated the Jesuit priests who had egged the redskins on, and he had once been part of an expedition that broke into a chapel and smashed the popish idols.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Sign of the Beaver
  • …seemed to be around fifty or sixty, poorly shaven, with a shy, pleasant, large-featured face neither handsome nor plain— a man who would always be bigger than most of the other men in the room, though he also seemed unhealthy in some clammy, ill-defined way, with black-circled eyes and a pallor that made me think of the Jesuit martyrs depicted in the church murals I’d seen on our school trip to Montreal: large, capable, death-pale Europeans, staked and bound in the camps of the Hurons.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • When Aringarosa got out of the car, a young Jesuit priest hurried out and greeted him.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • With the curate of Montdidier and the superior of the Jesuits of Amiens.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • He took no part in the conversation for a long while, but listened, with an air of calm enmity, while his friends discussed the Jesuits.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Jesuit?
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Dad said he’d come with me, that we’d go to the Jesuit church and say a prayer for Margaret and Oliver and Eugene, all happy in heaven.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • The Jesuits were quite balked by those Indians who, being burned at the stake, suggested new modes of torture to their tormentors.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • But when he beheld the wealthy manufacturer Madeleine going to low mass at seven o’clock, he perceived in him a possible candidate, and resolved to outdo him; he took a Jesuit confessor, and went to high mass and to vespers.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • At the Jesuit church, I picked up a booklet I had also noticed on Dean Gandy’s coffee table—For Men of Good Will, by Father Robert Guste.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • Near its southern termination, it received the contributions of another lake, whose waters were so limpid as to have been exclusively selected by the Jesuit missionaries to perform the typical purification of baptism, and to obtain for it the title of lake "du Saint Sacrement."
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • In the sunset the Emperor Maximilian knelt in prayer above his bronze mourners; a quartet of Jesuit novices paced and read in the university garden.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • He must have been with the Jesuits, somewhere, Ivan.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • The militancy of the Jesuits he somewhat resembled is a case in point.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene—having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • He had outlived twelve station chiefs; one of these, a retired field officer, had a brother who was a Jesuit.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • He was raised in New York City, the product of a classical Jesuit education: Regis for high school, where he had four years of Latin and Greek, and Fordham University for college, where he read everything from the ancients to Wittgenstein and Heidegger and thought about an academic career in philosophy before settling on medicine.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • I cannot now repeat to you, sir, all the eloquent words and imploring language he made use of; it was more than piety, it was more than grief, and I, who am no canter, and hate the Jesuits, said then to myself, ’It is really well, and I am very glad that I have not any children; for if I were a father and felt such excessive grief as the old man does, and did not find in my memory or heart all he is now saying, I should throw myself into the sea at once, for I could not bear it.’
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Waker, his junior by some twelve minutes, was a Roman Catholic priest, and in November, 1955, he was in Ecuador, attending a Jesuit conference of some kind.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • Mr. Vincy was very little like a Jesuit, but no accomplished Jesuit could have turned a question more adroitly.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • The young girl and the intrepid Jesuit, both quaking with unchristian passion.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • "It is bad when your fame outruns your means," said the Spanish Jesuit Gracian.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • I daresay they’ve got pots of money hidden away, like the Jesuits.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • His own thirst for knowledge, particularly about the unsettled West, was unquenchable, and led him not only to books but also, a contemporary tells us, to "hunters and trappers, scouts, wild half-breeds, Indian chiefs, and Jesuit missionaries."
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • "Jesuit?" asked Webb, bewildered.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • From a distance, their appearance reminded me of nothing so much as a gaggle of diminutive Jesuits at a New Vatican enclave.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • For it was like a band of Jesuits landing where a heathen people thirsted for baptism in the dense thousands, thronging out of their brick towns.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • I number them so that I can refer back to them when necessary: (1) I am not, indeed, sure whether it is not true to say that the Milton who once seemed not unlike a seventeenth-century Shelley had not become, out of an experience ever more bitter in each year, more alien (sic) to the founder of that Jesuit sect which nothing could induce him to tolerate.
    George Orwell  --  Politics and the English Language
  • The pageantry of his disillusion took shape in a world-old procession of Prophets, Athenians, Martyrs, Saints, Scientists, Don Juans, Jesuits, Puritans, Fausts, Poets, Pacifists; like costumed alumni at a college reunion they streamed before him as their dreams, personalities, and creeds had in turn thrown colored lights on his soul; each had tried to express the glory of life and the tremendous significance of man; each had boasted of synchronizing what had gone before into his own…
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • The Jesuits taught me to examine things for second meanings and deeper connections.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • So it was in the Middle Ages, and later the Jesuits always exploited this human trait.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Adolphus Cusins: you are a Jesuit.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Major Barbara
  • It felt like a penance invented by the Jesuits.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • "Yes—Abbot Gurot, a Jesuit," said Ivan Petrovitch.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • My sisters are Jesuits and my little brother I don’t know yet.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • Their teacher, a delicate Jesuit with forgiving eyes, would simply point him to a seat in the back row.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • I am speaking, my good engineer, of the Jesuits.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He walks with haughty paces: He snuffles all he snuffle can: "He scents the Jesuits’ traces."
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • Sean was interested in poor jocks in the same way that a former diva might be interested in opera singers or a Jesuit scholar in debaters.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • The Jesuit’s index finger, which was already raised to illustrate additional tortures, remained suspended like a lightning rod above his head.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Our Spanish fathers made good martyrs, but the French Jesuits accomplish more.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • They were both of them, like the Old Man, visionaries, yet they could argue fine points like Jesuits, had memories for facts and figures, and they both had a way with people.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • It was Father Paneloux, a learned and militant Jesuit, whom he had met occasionally and who was very highly thought of in our town, even in circles quite indifferent to religion.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
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