Society Men

What I Learned from the Jesuits

Lola Montez, mistress of King Ludwig I, trained her bulldog to attack Jesuits. When the pooch bit a hunk out of a theology professor, the enraged Bavarian intellectual community saw to it that Lola was imprisoned and, for the sake of exorcism, put on a diet...

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About the Author

Barry Gault is a psychiatrist in private practice in Newton, Massachusetts.