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" If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus. "
Our Israelitish Origin: Lectures on Ancient Israel, and the Israelitish ... - Page 75
by John Wilson - 1840 - 144 pages
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A View of Nature, in Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps: With ..., Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan (bart.) - Philosophy - 1794
...with men as firm and as determined as themselves. If an unbiassed inquirer were called upon to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race in Europe was the most calamitous and afflicted, he would probably, without much hesitation, name that...
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Annual Register, Volume 12

History - 1800
...inconfiderate cruelty, raged in every part of Europe, and. completed its fufiirrings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...human race was most .calamitous and afflicted, he wouM, without hefitation, name that which e'apfed from the death of Theodofms the Great to the establilhment...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...incohfiderate cruelty, faged in švery part of Europe, and completed its fefFerings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human tace w-as most calamitous ahd afflicted; he Would, without hefitaMuame that which elapfed from •ь...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...those of their household gods |. Happineft If a man were called to fix the period in the •fjbe RO- history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, t * Before he went on the second expedition against the German's, he read lectures...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1807
...pestiferous and sanguinary, when, as the above-mentioned historian remarks, " if a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human r*ce was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation* rame that which elapsed from the...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 52

1807
...pestiferous and sanguinary, when, ля the above-mention*-..; historian remarks, " if a man were calkd to fix the period in the history of the world 'during which the condition of the human r*ce WAS most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the...
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Illustrations of Prophecy ...

Joseph Towers - 1808
...symbols of slaughter, the commentators unite in observing. 15 P. 233. ' If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would,' says Mr. Gibbon, • without hesitation, name that which elapsed from...
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A Compendium of the History of All Nations: Exhibiting a Concise View of the ...

Donald Fraser - World history - 1808 - 392 pages
...wise, and philosophic prince. He died, after a reign of nineteen years. " If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1809
...Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the historyof the world, during which the condition of the human...Lombards in Italy*. The contemporary authors, who beheld * Theodosius died AD 395, the reign of Alboinus in Lombardy began AD 571 j so that this period was...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...image of Marcus Antoninus among those of their household gods.' Hźppine╗s if a man were called to fix the period in the - history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosper• Before he went on the second expedition against the Germans, he read lectures...
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