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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 North British Review, Volúmenes50-51

1869
...various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered as equally trii«, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful" (i. 165, ed. 1854). Compare the following sentence of Dean Milman's: — "The sins of the citizens...
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A short analysis of Paley's Evidences of Christianity, with questions and ...

William Paley, John Mackenzie Bacon - 1870
...Mr. Gibbon's account is as follows :— "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." From which of these three classes could the Christian missionaries look for protection or impunity...
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1870
...and prosperous ; " and has planted in it the sceptic's paradise, where " the various modes of worship were all considered by the people as equally true,...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." But only the most frantic sceptic, with the most wonderful faculty of believing what he wished, and...
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Heresy: Its Utility and Morality. A Plea and a Justification

Charles Bradlaugh - 1870 - 65 páginas
...world, in nearly the same words as he used to characterise the various modes of worship at Eome, " all considered by the people as equally true, by the...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." Pierre John George Cabanis, born at Conac, near Breves, 5th June, 1757, died 6th May, 1808, following...
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Scripture lands in connection with their history: with an appendix, and extr ...

George Smith Drew - 1871
...the various modes of worship which prevailed in the Boman world were all considered by the people ai equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful," — describes the policy of the Romnns from the beginning of their conquests. — Comp. Giesclcr, Ecc....
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Oration on the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Landing of the ...

Hon. Robert C. Winthrop - 1871
...and fall of the Roman Empire: w The various modes of worship (says he) 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 thus toleration produced...
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1871
..."The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people ics equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate us equally useful." No religion had in it absolute truth, each was the result of national convenience...
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The Dublin review, Volumen16

1871
...subjects. The various modes of worship which prevailed in the heathen world, were all considered by tho people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by not to fall below them. This, indeed, was only to be expected by those who know that Christianity was...
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Catholic progress, Volumen2

Young men's Catholic assoc - 1873
...according to Gibbon's wellknown sentence, "the various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally...magistrate as equally useful. And thus toleration," he says, " produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord." Christianity alone refused...
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A record of thoughts on religious, political, social, and personal subjects ...

John Burley Waring - 1873
...&c. — Describing the state of Home under the Emperors, observes that " all forms of religion were considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." This is likewise the fundamental error of what are called educated and enlightened people and philosophers....
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