Example sentences for: jesuit

How can you use “jesuit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A statement that successfully picks its way across this dangerous terrain is said to exhibit an economy of truth , and a person who has uttered such a statement is said to have been economical with the truth . These characterizations, too, were originally conferred with a sense of professional appreciation (I first heard them on the lips of some Jesuit friends), but they have also been pulled out of truth's orbit and into the atmosphere of mendacity.

  • Macau’s most memorable monument is the Baroque façade of the ruins of São Paulo, the only remains of a beautiful 17th-century Jesuit church.

  • Behind an embossed façade, the same architectural exuberance continues inside the Jesuit church.

  • In 1543 Portuguese explorers reached Tanegashima Island, off southern Kyushu, followed over the next decade by Portuguese traders and Jesuit missionaries, headed by St Francis Xavier, who landed at Kagoshima in 1549.

  • On a gray Beijing afternoon in May, I found myself back at Nantang Church, an otherwise nondescript building that rests on ground given to a Jesuit missionary by the emperor four centuries back.


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