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Jesuit
used in Candide

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a member of the Society of Jesus (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.
    Chapter 15 (28% in)
Jesuits = a member of the Society of Jesus (known for their schools and missionary work)
  • This present Paquette received of a learned Grey Friar, who had traced it to its source; he had had it of an old countess, who had received it from a cavalry captain, who owed it to a marchioness, who took it from a page, who had received it from a Jesuit, who when a novice had it in a direct line from one of the companions of Christopher Columbus.
    Chapter 4 (50% in)
  • A fleet was there getting ready, and troops assembling to bring to reason the reverend Jesuit Fathers of Paraguay, accused of having made one of the native tribes in the neighborhood of San Sacrament revolt against the Kings of Spain and Portugal.
    Chapter 10 (38% in)
  • XIV HOW CANDIDE AND CACAMBO WERE RECEIVED BY THE JESUITS OF PARAGUAY.
    Chapter 14 (1% in)
  • "By St. James of Compostella," said Cacambo, "you were going to fight against the Jesuits; let us go to fight for them; I know the road well, I'll conduct you to their kingdom, where they will be charmed to have a captain that understands the Bulgarian exercise.
    Chapter 14 (16% in)
  • He was a very handsome young man, with a full face, white skin but high in colour; he had an arched eyebrow, a lively eye, red ears, vermilion lips, a bold air, but such a boldness as neither belonged to a Spaniard nor a Jesuit.
    Chapter 14 (67% in)
  • "You are, then, a German?" said the Jesuit to him in that language.
    Chapter 14 (73% in)
  • "And from what part of Germany do you come?" said the Jesuit.
    Chapter 14 (77% in)
  • You, a Jesuit in Paraguay!
    Chapter 14 (84% in)
  • When the Bulgarians retired, my dear sister could not be found; but my mother, my father, and myself, with two maid-servants and three little boys all of whom had been slain, were put in a hearse, to be conveyed for interment to a chapel belonging to the Jesuits, within two leagues of our family seat.
    Chapter 15 (11% in)
  • A Jesuit sprinkled us with some holy water; it was horribly salt; a few drops of it fell into my eyes; the father perceived that my eyelids stirred a little; he put his hand upon my heart and felt it beat.
    Chapter 15 (12% in)
  • The Father-General needed new levies of young German-Jesuits.
    Chapter 15 (27% in)
  • "We shall see that, thou scoundrel!" said the Jesuit Baron de Thunder-ten-Tronckh, and that instant struck him across the face with the flat of his sword.
    Chapter 15 (68% in)
  • Candide in an instant drew his rapier, and plunged it up to the hilt in the Jesuit's belly; but in pulling it out reeking hot, he burst into tears.
    Chapter 15 (73% in)
  • Cacambo, who had been in a great many scrapes in his lifetime, did not lose his head; he took the Baron's Jesuit habit, put it on Candide, gave him the square cap, and made him mount on horseback.
    Chapter 15 (89% in)
  • Let us gallop fast, master, everybody will take you for a Jesuit, going to give directions to your men, and we shall have passed the frontiers before they will be able to overtake us.
    Chapter 15 (94% in)
  • Candide and his valet had got beyond the barrier, before it was known in the camp that the German Jesuit was dead.
    Chapter 16 (3% in)
  • If I have committed a sin in killing an Inquisitor and a Jesuit, I have made ample amends by saving the lives of these girls.
    Chapter 16 (27% in)
  • Some were making a large cauldron boil, others were preparing spits, and all cried: "A Jesuit! a Jesuit! we shall be revenged, we shall have excellent cheer, let us eat the Jesuit, let us eat him up!"
    Chapter 16 (56% in)
  • Some were making a large cauldron boil, others were preparing spits, and all cried: "A Jesuit! a Jesuit! we shall be revenged, we shall have excellent cheer, let us eat the Jesuit, let us eat him up!"
    Chapter 16 (57% in)
  • Some were making a large cauldron boil, others were preparing spits, and all cried: "A Jesuit! a Jesuit! we shall be revenged, we shall have excellent cheer, let us eat the Jesuit, let us eat him up!"
    Chapter 16 (58% in)
  • "Gentlemen," said Cacambo, "you reckon you are to-day going to feast upon a Jesuit.
    Chapter 16 (69% in)
  • You believe that you are going to spit a Jesuit, and he is your defender.
    Chapter 16 (77% in)
  • As for myself, I was born in your country; this gentleman is my master, and, far from being a Jesuit, he has just killed one, whose spoils he wears; and thence comes your mistake.
    Chapter 16 (80% in)
  • To convince you of the truth of what I say, take his habit and carry it to the first barrier of the Jesuit kingdom, and inform yourselves whether my master did not kill a Jesuit officer.
    Chapter 16 (83% in)
  • To convince you of the truth of what I say, take his habit and carry it to the first barrier of the Jesuit kingdom, and inform yourselves whether my master did not kill a Jesuit officer.
    Chapter 16 (84% in)
  • The Oreillons untied their prisoners, showed them all sorts of civilities, offered them girls, gave them refreshment, and reconducted them to the confines of their territories, proclaiming with great joy: "He is no Jesuit!
    Chapter 16 (94% in)
  • He is no Jesuit!
    Chapter 16 (94% in)
  • But, after all, pure nature is good, since these people, instead of feasting upon my flesh, have shown me a thousand civilities, when then I was not a Jesuit.
    Chapter 16 (**% in)
  • Their features though greatly disfigured, had a slight resemblance to those of Pangloss and the unhappy Jesuit and Westphalian Baron, brother to Miss Cunegonde.
    Chapter 27 (57% in)
  • This advice was well received, the old woman approved it; they said not a word to his sister; the thing was executed for a little money, and they had the double pleasure of entrapping a Jesuit, and punishing the pride of a German baron.
    Chapter 30 (10% in)

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