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" The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true; by the philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful. "
Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures - Page 24
by William Jones - 1831
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The Connection of Natural and Revealed Theology: Being an Attempt to ...

Edward William Grinfield - 1818 - 575 lehte
...creed. Thus, as Mr. Gibbon expresses it, " The various forms of worship which prevailed in the Heathen world, were all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosophers as equally false, and by the legislators as equally useful." Let any reflecting Theist...
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The History of the Christian Church: From the Birth of Christ to ..., 1. köide

William Jones - 1819
...eight fiamins, or paean priests, according to the number of the cities, and three arch-flamins ; namHy one at London, a second at York, and a third at Caerleon....only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."* • Decline and Fall of tte Roman Empire, Vol. I. ch. tf. The Religions of the Iiuiians, Egyptians,...
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The Works of William Paley: Archdeacon of Carlisle : with a Life of Author

William Paley - 1823
...measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon : ''' The various modes of worship 'which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered i -/-' < i• people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as...
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The History of the Christian Church: From the Birth of Christ to ..., 1. köide

William Jones - 1824
...twenty-eight jlamens, or pagan priests, according to the number of the cities, and three arch/lumens; namely one at London, a second at York, and a third...Religions of the Indians, Egyptians, Persians, and Celts. IN reviewing the various systems of Polytheism which prevailed at that time, those which were...
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The Works...

William Paley - 1824
...measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon : " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...false, and by the magistrate as equally useful :" and I woufd ask from which of these three classes of men were the Christian missionaries to look for protection...
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Evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1824 - 391 lehte
...measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon : " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...false, and by the magistrate as equally useful :" and I would ask from which of these three classes of men were the Christian missionaries to look for protection...
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The Works of William Paley: Evidences of christianity

William Paley, Edmund Paley - 1825
...great measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon: "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...false, and by the magistrate as equally useful:" and I would ask from which of these three classes of men were the Christian missionaries to look for protection...
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The Christian Advocate, 3. köide

1825
...remarks of Gibbon, in regard to Pagan toleration, to the history of our own country in the present age. "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...equally false, and by the, magistrate as equally useful. The devout Polytheist, though fondly attached to his national rites, admitted, with implicit faith,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], 24. köide

1825
...8vo. (Butterworth.) gard to Pagan toleration, to the history of our own country in the present age. ' The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful. The devout Polytheist, though fondly attached to his national rites, admitted, with implicit; faith,...
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The Works of William Paley: With a Life of the Author, 4. köide

William Paley - 1825
...Measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter whieh is given by Mr. Gibbon: " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally fklse, and by the magistrate as equally useful;" and I wonld ask from which of these three classes...
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