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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 history of progress in Great Britain, 2. köide

Robert Kemp Philp - 1860
...reflections o the enlightened, and by the habits of the superstitious part of theii 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 only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord." And Mr. Stebbing,...
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The Progress of Nations; Or the Principles of National Development in Their ...

1861 - 662 lehte
...of the worst examples of this was afforded by the Roman empire, where " the various modes of worship were all considered by the people as equally true,...false, and by the magistrate as equally useful."* And the statesmen of the later empire, yielding to the cosmopolitan character of the age, as they added...
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The History of Methodism in Canada: With an Account of the Rise ..., 1. köide

George Frederick Playter - 1862 - 414 lehte
...the whites came. God would have given the Indians the book, if they were to be directed by it. ,f " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...philosopher, as equally false ; and by the magistrate, ai equally useful.'' — Gibbon'* Decline and Fall, chapter ii. is hindered at once. He must see that...
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The Original Secession Magazine

1862
...which is God's standard for all. What the infidel Gibbon says of ancient Paganism at Bome—viz., " 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,"—seems to be practically...
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The History of Methodism in Canada: With an Account of the Rise ..., 1. köide

George Frederick Playter - 1862 - 414 lehte
...the whites came. God would have given the Indians the book, if they were to be directed by it. t " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...world were all considered by the people as equally trne : by the philosopher, as equally false ; and by the magistrate, as equally useful.' - — Gibbon's...
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The History of Methodism in Canada: With an Account of the Rise and Progress ...

George Frederick Playter - 1862 - 414 lehte
...to be directed by it. t " The various mode* of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were nil considered by the people as equally true : by the philosopher, as equally false ; anil by the magirtratr, as equally useful."— riibboif a Dticline ami Fall, chapter n. IN CANADA....
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Infidelity: Its Aspects, Causes, and Agencies ... With a Preface-essay by ...

Thomas Pearson - 1863 - 328 lehte
...what quiet shape it may assume in others. Gibbon, speaking of the paganism of ancient Rome, says, " the various modes of worship which prevailed in the...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." The comment of some one is, " after eighteen centuries of the Gospel, we seem unhappily to be coming...
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Christian Certainty

Samuel Wainwright - 1865 - 492 lehte
...appeals to the evidence of Miracles. The reality of the miracles involved in the creation of the 7 " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...false ; and by the magistrate, as equally useful." (Gibbon's "Decline and Fall"; ch. ii.) ' See Abp. Whately's "Essay on some of the Difficulties in the...
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Man: a Story of Light and Darkness

Rev. Henry GREENE - 1866 - 475 lehte
...the sentiments of an Atheist under sacerdotal robes." There were priests ; but " all religions were considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful," while gladiators, slaves, actors, buffoons, and strangers, made up the rest of the population. From...
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Taylor & son's guide to Windsor castle, Eton, and Virginia water

Taylor W.F. and sons - 1868
...to quote the opinion of Gibbon in his great work on the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire : — " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord." Looking back upon these Ruins as a whole, how interesting, how eloquent do they become to us ! Out...
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