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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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Learning and Working: Six Lectures Delivered in Willis's Rooms, London, in ...

Frederick Denison Maurice - 1855 - 350 páginas
...Gibbon has said in a well-known passage : ' The ' various modes of worship that prevailed in the Roman ' world were all considered by the people as equally...false, and by the ' magistrate as equally useful.' I will not now speak of the first member of this triad. It does not directly concern our present business....
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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE SPIRIT MANIFESTATIONS

ROBERT HARE - 1855
...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...philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, #s equally useful. And thus toleration produced, not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord....
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An analysis of Paley's Evidences of Christianity

Charles Henry Crosse - 1855
...worship prevailing in the Roman world ? Mr. Gibbon says that " these modes of worship were con" sidered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." What observation does Paley make upon this account ? Paley asks, "From which of these classes could...
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Paley's Evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1855 - 501 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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CONNEXION OF SACRED AND PROFANE HISTORY

D. DAVIDSON - 1857
...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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De Bow's Review, Volumen22

1857
...most learned of historians, that "the various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher...false, and by the magistrate as equally useful ; and this toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord." It seems to have...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volumen2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...principles. ' The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world, were all,' he remarks, ' considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful.' Some feeling of this kind constituted the whole of his religious belief; and hence in the fifteenth...
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A view of the evidences of Christianity. With annotations by R. Whately

William Paley - 1859
...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 Progress in Great Britain: commerce, manufactures, religious ...

Robert Kemp Philp - 1860
...superstitious part of their subjects ; that the various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally...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 páginas
...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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