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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. "
The Quarterly Review - Página 72
editado por - 1840
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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...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 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...equally false ; and by the magistrate as equally useful. And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord."* • Decline...
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The Works of William Paley: Archdeacon of Carlisle : with a Life of Author

William Paley - 1823
...The various modes of worship 'which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered i -/-' < i• people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally 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...
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The Works...

William Paley - 1824
...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...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful :" and I woufd ask from which of these three classes of men were the Christian missionaries to look...
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Evidences of Christianity

William Paley - 1824 - 391 páginas
...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...equally 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...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volumen24

1825
...8vo. (Butterworth.) gard to Pagan toleration, to the history of our own country in the present age. ' The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful. The devout Polytheist, though fondly attached to his national rites, admitted, with implicit; faith,...
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The Christian Advocate, Volumen3

1825
...remarks of Gibbon, in regard to Pagan toleration, to the history of our own country in the present age. "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...equally false, and by the, magistrate as equally useful. The devout Polytheist, though fondly attached to his national rites, admitted, with implicit faith,...
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The Works of William Paley: Evidences of christianity

William Paley, Edmund Paley - 1825
...great 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...equally 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...
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