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The Jesuit Conspiracy. the Secret Plan of the Order, with a Preface V. Considrant. Transl by Jacopo Leone

The Jesuit Conspiracy. the Secret Plan of the Order, with a Preface

V. Considrant. Transl by Jacopo Leone

Published January 15th 2012
ISBN : 9781150093609
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172 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1848. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... privilege never to be liable by anyMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1848. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... privilege never to be liable by any possibility to be accused of revolt. The less they obey the greater is their submission. M. Cretineaus book is a collection of contradictions, posted by way of double entry, and very regularly balanced. xiii. An immense revolution had convulsed the world- Napoleon had in vain endeavoured to turn it to his own profit- but the same ideas which had raised him so high had ceased to support him when they had been betrayed and put in peril, and so he was plunged living into the abyss. This terrible lesson, like many others, taught nothing to those who came from exile to resume the sceptre. The volcano of the new ideas did but smoulder- the Jesuits persuaded the powers that they had the means and the strength to extinguish it. All that was requisite was that they should have the young generation in their hands. They imagined that, as in past times, they should succeed in making Gods name a means of propping up the most intolerable abuses and the most iniquitous privileges. But this insensate project was met by a proportionate reaction- the ideas of progression and freedom would not submit to be stifled, and they resumed the conflict--a conflict which M. Cretineau calls an impious rebellion, a work of perfidy and imposture. Ever since 1823, he says, it is not individual malice that seeks to beguile a class of individuals- there is a permanent conspiracy against the truth, and, above all against the good sense of the multitude. All means are employed to pervert it. Although the thing is known, it is not amiss to recollect what he means by the truth, and by conspiring against it. It is important to institute a comparison between the epoch of which we are speaking and our own- between the undisguised language then held by the upho...