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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. "
The Eclectic Review - Página 463
editado por - 1817
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OR LITERARY JOURNAL VOL. LIV

SEVERAL HANDS - 1776
...theological rancour} nor was it confined by the chains of any fpeculative fyflem. The devout polytheiit, though fondly attached to his national rites, admitted with implicit faith, the différer.t religions ot the earth. Fear, gratitude, and curioiity, a dream or anomtn, a fmgular diforder,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. [With a ..., Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1802
...theological rancour j nor was it confined by the chains of any fpecuhitive fyftem. The devout polytheift, though fondly attached to his national rites, admitted...with implicit faith the different religions of the earth3. Fear, gratitude, and curiofity, a dream or an omen, a fmgular diforder, or a diftant journey,...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: A view of the evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1810
...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 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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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...by any mixture of theological rancour; nor was it confined by the chains of any speculative system. The devout polytheist, though fondly attached to his...with implicit faith, the different religions of the earth.e Fear, gratitude, and curiosity, a dream or an omen, a singular disorder, or a distant journey,...
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A view of the evidences of Christianity, Volumen1

William Paley - 1811 - 759 páginas
...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 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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Systematic Education: Or Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volumen2

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - 1815
...stated the fact, the various modes of worship which, before the birth of Jesus prevailed in the heathen world, " were all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false."* And when he adds to this statement, that they were regarded " by the magistrate as equally useful," he...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...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...equally false ; and by the magistrate, as equally usefu1. And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence; but even religious concord. of the...
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The Connection of Natural and Revealed Theology: Being an Attempt to ...

Edward William Grinfield - 1818 - 575 páginas
...creed. Thus, as Mr. Gibbon expresses it, " The various forms of worship which prevailed in the Heathen world, were all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosophers as equally false, and by the legislators as equally useful." Let any reflecting Theist...
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The History of the Christian Church: From the Birth of Christ to ..., Volumen1

William Jones - 1819
...expressed than it has been by Mr. Gibbon, in the following words. "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered...equally false ; and by the magistrate as equally useful. And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."* • Decline...
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The Works of William Paley: Archdeacon of Carlisle : with a Life of Author

William Paley - 1823
...The various modes of worship 'which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered i -/-' < i• people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally 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...
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