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The New Conspiracy Against the Jesuits Detected and Briefly Exposed

with a short account of their institute; and observations on the danger of systems of education independent of religion

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Published: 1815
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,800 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 36.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 806
Added to site: 2010.10.03
mnybks.net#: 29162
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Religion
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CHAPTER I.

Remarks on the Objects of the Author of "A brief Account of the Jesuits," and on his mode of conducting his Argument.

The professed objects of the author of a pamphlet, entitled "A brief Account of the Jesuits," as stated in a preface, are "to examine the propriety of extending papal patronage and protestant protection to the Jesuits, and, as stated in page 2 of the pamphlet, to show, that the revival of the order is so pregnant with danger as to call for the interference of parliament." The plan he pursues to effect these objects is, to give a summary of the history of the order, to furnish some historical evidences in support of its correctness, and to argue from these for the affirmative of his proposition. The plan is well enough laid; but the author {6} has executed it in such a manner as to make it evident, that he was not in search of truth, that he deceives himself if he thinks he was, that he is only a violent and abus

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