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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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Experimental Investigation of the Spirit Manifestations: Demonstrating the ...

Robert Hare - 1855 - 456 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...only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord. 1291. "The superstition of the people was not imbittered by any mixture of theological rancour; nor...
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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE SPIRIT MANIFESTATIONS

ROBERT HARE - 1855
...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...philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, #s equally useful. And thus toleration produced, not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord....
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Learning and Working: Six Lectures Delivered in Willis's Rooms, London, in ...

Frederick Denison Maurice - 1855 - 350 lehte
...of the book itself. Gibbon has said in a well-known passage : ' The ' various modes of worship that prevailed in the Roman ' world were all considered...false, and by the ' magistrate as equally useful.' I will not now speak of the first member of this triad. It does not directly concern our present business....
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Paley's Evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1855 - 501 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...all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosophers as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful ;" and I would ask from which...
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An analysis of Paley's Evidences of Christianity

Charles Henry Crosse - 1855
...worship prevailing in the Roman world ? Mr. Gibbon says that " these modes of worship were con" sidered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." What observation does Paley make upon this account ? Paley asks, "From which of these classes could...
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CONNEXION OF SACRED AND PROFANE HISTORY

D. DAVIDSON - 1857
...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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De Bow's Review, 22. köide

1857
...unreasonable than had ever before been shown. It lias been remarked by the most learned of historians, that "the various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, 2. köide

Abraham Mills - 1858
...historian. Gibbon had insidiously, though too unequivocally, evinced his adoption of infidel principles. ' The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world, were all,' he remarks, ' considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by...
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A view of the evidences of Christianity. With annotations by R. Whately

William Paley - 1859
...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...all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosophers as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful :' and I would ask, from which...
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Paley's Evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1859 - 501 lehte
...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 Roman world, were all considered by the pcople as equally true, by the philosophers as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful...
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