In 1762, the Parisian parlement published a compilation of extracts from moral teachings by Jesuits in order to justify its severe condemnation of the order's doctrine before the king. As for almost all of the anti-Jesuit legislation of these years, a medal engraving illustrating the corresponding decree was produced by Jansenist artists. It shows the parlement as the allegory of Justice uncovering the Jesuits’ true character to the King. The Jesuits' attributes correspond to their alleged crimes: poisonous chalice (abuse of priesthood and sacraments), musket and dagger (murder, regicide), torch (sedition) and mask (dissimulation).
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Assertions perverses présentées au roy, etching, Paris 1762, unknown artist; Source: Bibliothèque de Port-Royal, Paris, Est. 307.