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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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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...punish it. Tacit. Annal. vi. 14.' But a few pages before we read, that ' 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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Stories from Church history, from the introduction of Christianity, to the ...

Selina BUNBURY - 1828 - 348 pages
...period of more than fourscore years : speaking of which, Mr. Gibbon says, ' 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 Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...punish it. Tacit. Annal. vi. 14.' But a few pages before we read, that ' 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 Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...punish it. Tacit. Annul, vi. 14.' But a few pages before we read, that ' 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 - 1829 - 610 pages
...condition of the human rare was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, wirhout hesitation, ņamo that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the...beheld that scene of desolation, labour and are at a loes for expressions to describe the horror of it. The Scourge of God, the Destroyer of Nations, are...
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The Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - Rationalism - 1829 - 440 pages
...power of their worst enemy to attaint the purity of their administration. " 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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Outlines of Ecclesiastical History: On a New Plan, Designed for Academies ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Church history - 1829 - 424 pages
...they now became subjected. It is a remark of Dr. Robertson, " that if a man were called to fix upon a period, in the history of the world, during which...the condition of the human race was most calamitous, he would without hesitation name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the great, AD 395,...
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A key to the Revelation of St. John, Volume 1

Philip Allwood - Bible - 1829
...account the persecuted state of the Christians through the whole of this space,—" 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...
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Outlines of Ecclesiastical History: On a New Plan, Designed for Academies ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Church history - 1829 - 424 pages
...period, in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous, he would without hesitation name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the great, AD 395, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy, AD 571." Sec. 42. Although the barbarians were...
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