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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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...principles. ' The various modes of worship which prevniled in the Roman world were nil,' he remarks, 'considered by the people as equally true, by the...false, and by the' magistrate as equally useful.' Some feeling of this kind constituted the whole of Gibbon's religions belief : the philosophers of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1846
...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...by the philosopher, as equally false ; and by the 1 They were erected about the midway between Labor and Delhi. The conquests of Alexander in Hindostan...
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Paley's Evidences of Christianity epitomised, by a member of the University ...

Josiah William Smith - 1846
...account of the matter given by Gibbon: (8) " 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 magistrates as equally useful." And from this statement we...
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Outlines of The Evidences of Christianity: For the Use of the Syrian College ...

Daniel Wilson - 1847 - 424 páginas
...modes of worship," as Gibbon, tersely, and perhaps with great general correctness, has put the case, "were all considered by the people as equally true;...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." The people, as they were generally the first addressed, would, in all likelihood, be the first to discover...
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The Primitive Church Magazine, Volúmenes4-5

1847
...progressing towards that state at which Gibbon says pagan Rome had arrived, when all religion was regarded by the people as equally true, by the philosopher...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful. Infidelity is not the only spirit that is awake, nor is it, perhaps, the most dangerous and fatal....
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The baptist Magazine

1847
...progressing towards that state at which Gibbon says pagan Rome had arrived, when all religion was regarded by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, nud by the magistrate as equally useful. Infidelity is not the unly spirit that is awake, nor ¡s it,...
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Are not the clergy arraying themselves against Church and queen? By M.A.

M. A - 1848
...wrote only to blaspheme. " 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." Taking this very low and unworthy view of religion, we doubt if our legislators will ever find that...
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Lectures explanatory of the Diatessaron, or the history of our Lord and ...

John David Macbride - 1848
...chapter with the remark, that " the various modes of worship that prevailed within its limits were considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher...and by the magistrate as equally useful. And thus, he continues, toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, buteven religious concord. Such was the...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1848
...the Roman world, during the decline of the Empire ; and which, to adopt Gibbon's sarcastic epigram, "were all considered by the people as equally true,...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." But the history of Popery and its baneful consequences in past ages, is profitable only so far as it...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine, Volumen2

1848
...Gibbon, as existing in the later days of the Roman empire, when all systems of religion were regarded by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the state as equally indifferent. It is scarcely necessary to say, that we regard such a scheme as alike...
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