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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 cottage Bible and family expositor; the authorized tr., with ..., 3. köide

Thomas Williams (Calvinist preacher) - 1825
...historian of the Roman Empire observes : " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Romau generations ; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ art fou (Gibbon's Rome, vol. i. ch. 2.) But «la Christianity began to spread extensive); and was found hostile...
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A Discourse Pronounced at the Request of the Essex Historical Society on the ...

Joseph Story - 1828 - 90 lehte
...gods. Gibbon's splendid description of the Roman religion is true of nearly the whole ancient world. ' The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the...only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord.' f Far different is the case with Christianity. It propounds no equivocal doctrines. It recognises no...
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Evidences of Christianity ; Moral and political philosophy

William Paley - 1828
...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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Peri deisidaimonias. Plutarchus, and Theophrastus, on supersition; with [a ...

Plutarchus - 1828
...government, especially in later times, is inimitably described in the following passages of Gibbon : "The various modes of worship, which prevailed in...false, — and by the magistrate, as equally useful. * (Decl. & Fall, ch. 2, vol. 1 , p. 46). " Notwithstanding the fashionable irreligion which prevailed...
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Plutarchus, and Theophrastus, on Superstition; with Various Appendices, and ...

1828
...goveTnment, especially in later times, is inimitably described in the following passages of Gibbon : "The various modes of worship, which prevailed in...false, — and by the magistrate, as equally .useful. " (Decl. & Fall, ch. 2, vol. 1, p. 46). " Notwithstanding the fashionable irreligion which prevailed...
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The Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - 1829 - 440 lehte
...resistance to the only faithful and rational account of the matter, so elegantly given us by Gibbon.f " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...false, — and by the magistrate, as equally useful. " Both the interests of the priests, and the credulity of the people were sufficiently respected. In...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume ..., 2. köide

William Paley - 1830
...mea,sure 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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Sermons preached at the Temple Church

William Henry Rowlatt - 1830 - 408 lehte
...whom I have already quoted) to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon : that the various modes of worship which prevailed in the...all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosophers as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful1." And yet if natural religion...
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The Extraordinary Black Book: An Exposition of the United Church of England ...

John Wade - 1831 - 576 lehte
...the superstitious part of their subjects. The various modes of worship which prevailed in the known world were all considered by the people as equally...only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."* Further on he continues, •' Notwithstanding the fashionable irreligion which prevailed in the age...
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The works of William Paley, with a life of the author

William Paley - 1831 - 578 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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