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The APOCALYPSE an arrangement and eluci
dation of all former prophecies concerning the times of the Gospel.–State of religion in the Roman empire in the primitive times.
-- Jealousy and malice of the pagan emperors, watchful for the destruction of christianity, at the instigation of the OLD SERPENT, there in possession of the temples.-War between the two religions.-Triumph of the gospel. --The dragon's malice thereby increased.—He excites fresh enmity, and raises new partisans.-Recovers his old influence, and is worshipped again, but under disguised attributes.—The two beasts and the image, and their worshippers.--The MARK - ind NUMBER of the beast.
IN the times which preceded the gospel, it was not needful that
further or more par YOL. IT.