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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. "
Letters on the Logos - Página 54
por Charles Wentworth Upham - 1828 - 215 páginas
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...spirit of Iby the habits^ pfc , the $Mperstitipus, part of their toleration, ^gjyggtg,, Tfbfcivatjous modes of worship, which . prevailed; in, the Roman world, were all considered by-Tthe people as-equally true ; by tie philosopher, as equally jfalse ; and by the magistrate, .as...
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Liber facetiarum, being a collection of curious and interesting anecdotes

Liber - 1809 - 344 páginas
...this occasion, and laid the foundation of his future .grandeur. Holcroft's Travek. THE various forms of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the_ people, as equally true; by the .philosopher, as equally false; aud by the magistrate as equally...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: A view of the evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1810
...measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Gibbon : " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...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
...measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr Gibbon : '* The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...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 reflections of the enlightened, and by the habits of the superstitious, part of their subjects. The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the...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

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1817
...gtvn a true account of the matter. «' «* The various modes of worship," s'aye Mr. Gibbto, '* wblck -prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered...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 Religious World Displayed: Or, A View of the Four Grand ..., Volumen1

Robert Adam - 1818
...mem.; and another memoir on the same subject, and by the same author, in Tom. 18. mem. some truth, that "the various modes of worship which prevailed in the...false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful."* From which it would appear, that the wisest men of those days, wiser far than some of later times,...
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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
...subject cannot be more fitly and aptly expressed than it has been by Mr. Gibbon, in the following words. "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."* • Decline and Fall of tte Roman Empire, Vol. I. ch. tf. The Religions of the...
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