Jesuitical

Definitions

  • Jesuits' Barracks
    Jesuits' Barracks
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Jesuitical having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism "Jesuitical education"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

OLD ARCH OF THE JESUIT COLLEGE, HAVANA OLD ARCH OF THE JESUIT COLLEGE, HAVANA
THE JESUITS' CHURCH AND THE MILITARY HOSPITAL, RAGUSA THE JESUITS' CHURCH AND THE MILITARY HOSPITAL, RAGUSA

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jesuitical Designing; cunning; deceitful; crafty; -- an opprobrious use of the word.
    • Jesuitical Of or pertaining to the Jesuits, or to their principles and methods.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Jesuitical Designing; crafty; politic; insinuating: an opprobrious term.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. jésuitique,

Usage

In literature:

The year that Radisson escaped from the Mohawks, Jesuit priests had gone among them.
"Pathfinders of the West" by A. C. Laut
If one miracle were wrought among the Jesuits!
"Pascal's Pensées" by Blaise Pascal
It had once been an imposing structure, costing the Jesuits forty thousand piasters.
"Old Kaskaskia" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
They were wed five days ago, and set out with the Jesuits to Montreal.
"The Lady of Fort St. John" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
This portion formed the ancient college of the Jesuits.
"Rouen, It's History and Monuments" by Théodore Licquet
The first general knowledge of Confucius came to the Western world in the latter part of the Sixteenth Century from Jesuit missionaries.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
I'm paid to help save these poor lambs from them Popish Jesuits, and I'm going to do it!
"The Admirable Tinker" by Edgar Jepson
The Jesuits are strongly centralized, the Freemasons only confederated.
"The Builders" by Joseph Fort Newton
According to certain writers, through the Jesuits.
"Secret Societies And Subversive Movements" by Nesta H. Webster
Letter of consolation to the Jesuits of Pintados.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXV, 1635-36" by Various
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In poetry:

I hear the mattock in the mine,
The axe-stroke in the dell,
The clamor from the Indian lodge,
The Jesuit chapel bell!
"On Receiving An Eagle's Quill From Lake Superior" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Now, Dantzic wheat before you floats —
Now, Jesuits from California —
Now, Ceres, link'd with Titus Oats,
Comes dancing through the "Porta Cornea."
"Corn and Catholics" by Thomas Moore
When the red sun came creeping up the sky
Grey death had reaped the harvest hate had sown;
The Jesuit heard no longer curse or sigh--
His prayers were said for those about to die--
He faced the living Iroquois alone.
"Jean De Breboeuf" by Virna Sheard
With drooping head, and voice so low
That scarce it meets the Jesuit's ears, —
While through her clasped fingers flow,
From the heart's fountain, hot and slow, Her penitential tears, —
She tells the story of the woe
And evil of her years.
"Mogg Megone - Part II." by John Greenleaf Whittier
Dark ruler of the Gaul, so sayest thou,
"What thinks Italia of her hero now?"
The captive rebel, he who dared to cope
With Gallic legions, sent by France to prop
Old John, the Jesuit's frail crumbling throne;
Just going, going, going—must be gone.
"Medley of Thoughts And Feelings On The Italian Crisis" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Whitmer pounces on St John's Jesuit 49-6.
Highlights of Whitmers 49-6 win over St John's Jesuit .
Overland boys basketball runs away from Regis Jesuit .
Walsh Jesuit 's Annie Osterfeld tips the ball over for a point past Willoughby South's Jillian Livorse during the second set of their Division I semifinal regional match at Hudson High School Thursday.
Walsh Jesuit advancesd in the tournament with a 3-0 victory over Willoughby South.
Walsh Jesuit 's Fasola headed to Kansas State.
Titans roll on Detroit Jesuit 69-49.
John's 69, Detroit Jesuit 49.
DETROIT — St John's Jesuit held a seven-point lead at half and extended it to 18 points after three quarters in boys basketball on Saturday.
Archbishop Mitty routs Jesuit of Carmichael.
Brennan, who remains a priest and lives with other retired Jesuits in a Wauwatosa retirement home, said he knew he risked censure when he celebrated the sacrament with a woman priest.
Both the Jesuits and the archdiocese said they planned to take no further actions against the elderly priest.
Walsh Jesuit HS proud of former teammates now playing for Kent State in College World Series.
The announcement that the Jesuits could no longer staff the 300-family parish known as St Al's officially came last weekend, but rumors had percolated for months.
Regis Jesuit's Missy Franklin commits to swim at Cal.
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