The Jesuits: A Complete History of Their Open and Secret Proceedings from the Foundation of the Order to the Present Time, Told to the German People, Volume 1

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1883 - Monastic and religious life - 1 pages

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Page 258 - Jesuits from the bottom of his heart, so that, as soon as it was possible for him to do so, he would be prepared to hunt them out of the Empire.
Page 10 - Indeed, at times he was so completely absorbed as regards the oppressions, expiations, griefs, mortal pangs, and former heroisms of the saints, that the experiences of a Florisando of Gaul or a Lisnarde of Greece appeared to him trifling and insignificant. It is true these impressions were at first not permanent, but merely transitory, and the image of the beautiful Donna Isabella Rosella, for whom he formerly entertained the most ardent affection, always dispelled them again ; but now, however,...
Page 92 - Inquisition, over whiqh he ruled without opposition,* and, being aided by the Portuguese arms, he proceeded, with the most frightful severity, against all those who offered any hindrance to the spread of Christianity, or who also dared to beguile the baptised natives back again to their old idol-worship. In this way, then, innumerable Brahmins, and more particularly the richest among them, lost their lives by the executioner's hands, or, at least, were exiled from their country in order that their...
Page 102 - European customs and origin, attired in a fine oriental costume, appeared in public riding upon a richly-caparisoned horse, or carried in a palankeen by slaves, and always accompanied by a numerous escort on horseback, who cleared the way for the great man, proclaiming his going and coming at the same time with a flourish of trumpets. No one could have supposed that he was in reality a European, and much less a baptised Christian. A Jesuit, however, he still remained to the end of his days, and his...

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