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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. "
Creeds of the day; or, Collated opinions of reputable thinkers, 3 series of ... - Página 216
por Henry Coke - 1883
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volumen54

1776
...equally true ; by the philofopher, as equally falfe ; •and by (he m»»iftrate as equally uftful. And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord. * The fuperftition of the people was not embittered by any mixture of theological rancour ; nor was...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...people as-equally true ; by tie philosopher, as equally jfalse ; and by the magistrate, .as equajly useful. And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord. ;,. ,,,. : .,-..-, .., ic .-• 3 The superstition of the people was not embittered by any mixture...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: A view of the evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1810
...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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A view of the evidences of Christianity, Volumen1

William Paley - 1811 - 759 páginas
...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
...the superstitious, part of their subjects. The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally...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 Eclectic Review, Volumen8;Volumen26

William Hendry Stowell - 1817
...the matter. «' «* The various modes of worship," s'aye Mr. Gibbto, '* wblck -prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people as equally...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful. — The devout p^olytheist, though fondly attached to his national rites, admitted, with implicit faith,...
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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
...been by Mr. Gibbon, in the following words. "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people as equally...only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."* • Decline and Fall of tte Roman Empire, Vol. I. ch. tf. The Religions of the Iiuiians, Egyptians,...
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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 for protection...
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