The Footprints of the Jesuits

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Cranston & Curts, 1894 - 509 pages
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The Footprints of the Jesuits by Richard Wigginton Thompson, first published in 1894, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Page 492 - What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted ? Thrice is he armed, that hath his quarrel just ; And he but naked, though locked up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted.
Page 29 - Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence (I conjure you to believe me, fellow-citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake ; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.
Page 228 - But under the reign of this same Clement XIII. the times became more difficult and tempestuous; complaints and quarrels were multiplied on every side ; in some places dangerous seditions arose, tumults, discords, dissensions, scandals, which, weakening or entirely breaking the bonds of Christian charity, excited the faithful to all the rage of party hatreds and enmities.
Page 229 - ... after a mature deliberation, we do, out of our certain knowledge, and the fulness of our apostolical power, SUPPRESS AND ABOLISH THE SAID COMPANY : we deprive it of all activity whatever, of its houses, schools, colleges, hospitals, lands, and, in short, every other place...
Page 395 - Christianity and to morality ; and since, in the interest of society itself, these objectionable features are removable, therefore, not only the Bishops, but the citizens at large should labor to remove them, in virtue of their own right and in the cause of morality.
Page 401 - The Roman Pontiff can and ought to reconcile himself to, and agree with, progress, liberalism, and civilization as lately introduced.
Page 49 - ... that everything is just ; suppressing every repugnant thought and judgment of one's own, in a certain obedience; and let every one persuade himself that he who lives under obedience should be moved and directed, under Divine Providence? by his superior, just as if he were a CORPSE (perinde...
Page 483 - But the spiritual man judgeth all things; and he himself is judged of no man.
Page 55 - Constitutions, declarations, or any order of living, can involve an obligation to sin mortal or venial ; unless the superior command them in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, or in virtue of holy obedience / which shall be done in those cases or persons, wherein it shall be judged that it will greatly conduce to the particular good of each, or to the general advantage...
Page 55 - No constitution, declaration, or any order of living, can involve an obligation to commit sin, mortal or venial, unless the superior command it IN THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, or • in virtue of holy obedience...

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