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La Chaise, Francois d'Aix de (1624-1709). an ardent Jesuit, became the confessor of Louis XIV. in 1675. In the contest between Jansenists and Jesuits (q.v.), he avoided a violent position and maintained the king's favour until his death.
“... you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.” – James 1:3