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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 Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1840
...epigram was ever hazarded by an historian more false in all its parts than Gibbon's declaration, that ' the various modes of worship, which prevailed in the...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful.' On the contrary, the popular feeling enlisted itself on all sides, as it always must do, in the worship...
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The Monthly Messenger: A Repository of Information : Comprising Original ...

James Napier Bailey - 1840 - 236 lehte
...applicable to that of the Egyptians. " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the" Egyptian " world, were all considered by the people as equally...false; and by the magistrate as equally useful."* Juvenal thus ridicules the superstitious character of the Egyptian populace :— Quis nescit, Voluei...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...Uun*, I. xv. xvi. a nd xvii. ened, and by the habits of the superstitious, part of their subjects. The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by j the people, as equally true; by the philosopher as L equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally...
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The Quarterly Review, 65. köide

1840
...epigram was ever hazarded by an historian more false in all its parts than Gibbon's declaration, that 1 the various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considercd by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate...
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An Introduction to the Dialogues of Plato

William Sewell - 1841 - 388 lehte
...epigram was ever hazarded by an historian more false in all its parts than Gibbon's declaration, that " the various modes of worship, which prevailed in the...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." On the contrary, the popular feeling enlisted itself on all sides, as it always must do, in the worship...
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Southern Quarterly Review, 3. köide

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1843
...of religious worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, (before the appearance of Christianity,) were all considered by the people as equally true,...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." This absurd polytheism gave place to Christianity and its wholesome influences. The effects of the...
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Connexion of Sacred and Profane History: Being a Review of the ..., 3. köide

D. Davidson - 1844
...recognised by the Romans, had been by custom a dead letter in all ages : it had rarely been enforced. " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord." Pliny, regardless alike of the homage due to God and to the law of the empire, expelled from his heart...
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Cyclop¿dia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., 2. köide

Robert Chambers - 1844
...principles. ' The various modes of worship which prevniled in the Roman world were nil,' he remarks, 'considered by the people as equally true, by the...false, and by the' magistrate as equally useful.' Some feeling of this kind constituted the whole of Gibbon's religions belief : the philosophers of...
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Cyclop¿dia of English literature, 2. köide

Robert Chambers - 1844
...historian : Gibbon had insidiously, though too unequivocally, evinced his adoption of infidel principles. ' paleness of his brow, thinly covered with gray hairs. The music ceased : he remarks, 'considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1. köide

Edward Gibbon - 1846
...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...by the philosopher, as equally false ; and by the 1 They were erected about the midway between Labor and Delhi. The conquests of Alexander in Hindostan...
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