The rise, progress, and insidious workings of Jesuitism. A repr. of the 15th book of 'The history of Protestantism'.

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Page 50 - even in the way of rejecting one which we believe to be more probable and safe ?" " Once more, I say Yes," replied the monk. " Hear what Filiutius, that great Jesuit of Rome, says : ' It is allowable to follow the less probable opinion, even though it be the less safe one. That is the common judgment of modern authors." Is not that quite clear ?"
Page 63 - He who, from any urgent necessity, or without causing much loss, takes wood from another man's pile, is not obliged to restore it.
Page 42 - And let every one persuade himself, that they who live under Obedience should permit themselves to be moved and directed under divine Providence by their Superiors just as if they were a corpse, which allows itself to be moved and handled in any way ; or as the staff of an old man, which serves him wherever and in whatever thing he who holds it in his hand pleases to use it.
Page 92 - While they studied the exact sciences, and strove to rival the most renowned of the Protestant professors, and so draw the higher youth into their schools. they compiled admirable catechisms for the use of the poor. They especially excelled as teachers of Latin ; and so great was their zeal and their success, that " even Protestants removed their children from distant schools, to place them under the care of the Jesuits.
Page 54 - An incumbent may, without any mortal sin, desire the decease of a life-renter on his benefice, and a son that of his father, and rejoice when it happens , provided always it is for the sake of the profit that is to accrue from the event, and not from personal aversion.
Page 58 - ... as corrupters of youth, disturbers of the public peace and enemies of the king and of the State. In default of obedience on their part, their property, real and personal, should be confiscated and employed for pious purposes. The court, besides, prohibited all subjects of the king from sending their children as students to any Jesuits out of the kingdom, on pain of being declared...
Page 106 - subdued the first heresiarchs in no other place than Rome, so must the successors of Peter destroy all the heresies of the whole world in Rome...
Page 57 - ... it is a glorious thing to exterminate this pestilent and mischievous race from the community of men), not to constrain the person who is to be killed to take of himself the poison which, inwardly received, would deprive him of life, but to cause it to be outwardly applied by another without his intervention; as, when there is so much strength in the poison, that if spread upon a seat or on the clothes...
Page 42 - ... and intention in the Lord; so that Holy Obedience may be perfect in us in every point, in execution, in will, in intellect; doing whatever is enjoined us with all celerity, with spiritual joy and perseverance ; persuading ourselves that everything is just; suppressing every repugnant thought and judgment of our own in a certain Obedience, and that moreover in all things which are determined by the Superior, wherein it cannot...
Page 54 - ... cum gladio!' So far are we from permitting any one to cherish the design of taking vengeance on his enemies that our fathers will not allow any even to wish their death- by a movement of hatred. 'If your enemy is disposed to injure you...

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