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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 Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - 1831 - 578 lehte
...great measure dended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon: sions I would ask from which of these three classes of men were the Christian missionaries to look for protection...
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The History of the Christian Church: From the Birth of Christ to ..., 1–2. köide

William Jones - 1832 - 607 lehte
...twenty-eighty?«m!/w, or Pagan priests, according to the number of the cities, and three arch-gamins ; namely, one at London, a second at York, and a third...mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."* THE RELIGION OF THE INDIANS, EGYPTIANS, PERSIANS, AND CELTS. IN reviewing the various systems of Polytheism...
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The Extraordinary Black Book: An Exposition of Abuses in Church and State ...

John Wade - 1832 - 683 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 of...
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History of the Christian Church, 1. köide

Henry Stebbing - 1833
...reflections of the enlightened, and by the habits of the superstitious part of their subjects ; that the various modes of worship which prevailed in the...false, and by the magistrate as equally useful ;" and that " this toleration produced not * Mosheim, cent. :i. part ic 2, t Bishop Kayo's Hist. illust. from...
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The evidence and authority of divine revelation

Robert Haldane - 1834
...result of their indiscriminating notions of Polytheism. " The various modes of worship," says Mr Gibbon, "which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful. — The devout polytheist, though fondly attached tohis national rites, admitted, with implicit faith,...
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The Miscellaneous Writings: Literary, Critical, Juridical, and Political of ...

Joseph Story - 1835 - 527 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...produced, not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."f Far different is the case with Christianity. It propounds no equivocal doctrines. It recognises...
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The Black Book: An Exposition of Abuses in Church and State, Courts of Law ...

John Wade - 1835 - 815 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 of...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - 1836 - 578 lehte
...the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon: "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Raman world, were all considered by the people as equally...philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equallv useful : and I would ask from which of these tliree classes of men were the Christian missionaries...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1256 lehte
...the reflections of the enlightened, and by the habits of the superstitious, part of their subjects. The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...all considered, by the people, as equally true ; by tlie philosopher, as equally false ; and by the magistrate, as equally useful. And thus toleration...
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The Works of William Paley: With Illustrative Notes and a Life of ..., 1. köide

William Paley - 1838 - 934 lehte
...Gibbon : — " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered bv the people as equally true, by the philosopher as...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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