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Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola in 1540.
Jesuit tea - tea used by Indians for centuries; first cultivated by the Jesuits in their Paraguayan missions. Synonym(s): chenopodium
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"Let us speak French, my father," said he to the Jesuit; "Monsieur D'Artagnan will enjoy our conversation better."
"Certainly," replied the Jesuit, a little put out, while the curate, greatly delighted, turned upon D'Artagnan a look full of gratitude.
Peter, on the contrary, of whom the Popes are the successors," continued the Jesuit; "PORRIGE DIGITOS-present the fingers.
I could make of that subject two volumes the size of this," continued the Jesuit; and in his enthusiasm he struck a St.
"Stop there!" cried the Jesuit, "for that thesis touches closely upon heresy.
"How will you prove," continued the Jesuit, without allowing him time to speak, "that we ought to regret the world when we offer ourselves to God?
"DESIDERAS DIABOLUM, unhappy man!" cried the Jesuit.
The Jesuit raised his hands toward heaven, and the curate did the same.
The Jesuit and the curate quite started from their chairs.
"Now," hastily interrupted the Jesuit, on seeing that his acolyte was going astray, "now your thesis would please the ladies; it would have the success of one of Monsieur Patru's pleadings."
"There it is," cried the Jesuit; "the world still speaks within you in a loud voice, ALTISIMMA VOCE.
For, if one of us goes over to Roman Catholicism, he is sure to become a Jesuit at once, and a rabid one into the bargain.