for the greater glory of God: motto of the Jesuits.
The society designated their object by Loyola’s motto—Omnia ad majorem Dei gloriam.
Mysticism and its Results John Delafield
Even among the Jesuits, with their corrupted theology, the motto emblazoned on their standard was, ad majorem Dei gloriam.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII John Lord
ad majorem Dei gloriam was the motto of Ignatius of Loyola, the main principle of all his conduct.
The New Conspiracy Against the Jesuits Detected and Briefly Exposed R. C. Dallas
He, however, begs to assure the reader that he did everything “ad majorem Dei gloriam.”
Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1 Plotinos (Plotinus)
- Ad out
(def 5). ad in, the advantage being scored by the server. ad out, the advantage being scored by the receiver. Contemporary Examples A new Obama ad out this week describes McCain as erratic in crisis. When exactly did John McCain become Mad Max? Tucker Carlson October 4, 2008 Historical Examples “You can take that ad […]
- Ad nauseam
to a sickening or disgusting degree. Contemporary Examples And as Republicans remind us ad nauseam, Obamacare takes hundreds of billions of dollars out of future Medicare spending. Bombshell CBO Report Says Deficit Shrinking Daniel Gross May 14, 2013 A lot of the culture around movies in the sci-fi/fantasy genre is about deconstructing them ad nauseam. […]
- Ad part. dolent.
(in prescriptions) to the painful parts.
- Ad quem
at or to which; the end toward which something tends. Historical Examples ad quem advenientem concursus ingens factus est; effusa non ex urbibus modo, sed etiam ex agris multitudo viam obsidebat. Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L’Homond ad quem advenientem concursus ingns factus est; effsa nn ex urbibus modo, sed etiam ex agrs multitd […]
- Ad patres
. Historical Examples The old cat is very ill at Narbonne; he is going ‘ad patres’. Cinq Mars, Complete Alfred de Vigny