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Jesuit

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Definition a member of the Society of Jesus (known for their schools and missionary work)
  • The University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy is an outstanding college-prep school.
Jesuit = a member of the Society of Jesus (known for their schools and missionary work)
  • 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
  • Jesuits = members of a Christian organization known for their schools and missionary work
  • 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
  • Jesuits = a member of the Society of Jesus (known for their schools and missionary work)
  • 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 = the Society of Jesus (known for their schools and missionary work)
  • As to texts, look at history; it, is known that all the texts have been falsified by the Jesuits.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Their teacher, a delicate Jesuit with forgiving eyes, would simply point him to a seat in the back row.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Adolphus Cusins: you are a Jesuit.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Major Barbara
  • He walks with haughty paces: He snuffles all he snuffle can: "He scents the Jesuits' traces."
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • So it was in the Middle Ages, and later the Jesuits always exploited this human trait.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • "Yes—Abbot Gurot, a Jesuit," said Ivan Petrovitch.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 am speaking, my good engineer, of the Jesuits.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • "Jesuit?" asked Webb, bewildered.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • With the curate of Montdidier and the superior of the Jesuits of Amiens.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • "It is bad when your fame outruns your means," said the Spanish Jesuit Gracian.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • 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

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