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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 evidence and authority of divine revelation

Robert Haldane - 1834
...notions of Polytheism. " The various modes of worship," says Mr Gibbon, "which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people as equally...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful. — The devout polytheist, though fondly attached tohis national rites, admitted, with implicit faith,...
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The Miscellaneous Writings: Literary, Critical, Juridical, and Political of ...

Joseph Story - 1835 - 527 páginas
...true of nearly the whole ancient world. " The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally...produced, not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."f Far different is the case with Christianity. It propounds no equivocal doctrines. It recognises...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - 1836 - 578 páginas
...the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon: "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Raman world, were all considered by the people as equally...philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equallv useful : and I would ask from which of these tliree classes of men were the Christian missionaries...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1256 páginas
...worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered, by the people, as equally true ; by tlie philosopher, as equally false ; and by the magistrate,...only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord. The superstition of the people ... , . . f Of the people. was not imbittcrcd by any mixture of theological...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen66

1840
...parts than Gibbon's declaration, that ' 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 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 Works of William Paley: With Illustrative Notes and a Life of ..., Volumen1

William Paley - 1838 - 934 páginas
...Gibbon : — " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered bv the people as equally true, by the philosopher as...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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The Monthly Messenger: A Repository of Information : Comprising Original ...

James Napier Bailey - 1840 - 236 páginas
...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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The Quarterly Review, Volumen65

1840
...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...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, Volumen3

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 ..., Volumen3

D. Davidson - 1844
...all ages : it had rarely been enforced. " 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." Pliny, regardless alike of the homage due to God and to the law of the empire, expelled from his heart...
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