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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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Works, Volume 3

William Robertson - America - 1825
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged in every part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy d. The contemporary authors, who beheld that scene of desolation, labour and are at a loss for expressions...
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The Works of Wm. Robertson, D.D.: A view of the progress of society in ...

William Robertson - America - 1825
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged • in every part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy d . The contemporary authors, who beheld that scene of desolation, labour and are at a loss for expressions...
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Lectures, expository and practical, on the book of Revelation, Volume 2

Robert Culbertson - 1826
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged in every part of Europe, and completed ils sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, withbut hesitation, name that which elapsed between the death of Theodosius the dreat in the year 3.95,...
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The history, topography and antiquities of the county and city of ..., Volume 1

Patrick Fitzgerald - 1826
...afflict mankind marched in their train, and, to use the words of Dr. Robertson, " If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicting, he would without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodo* The Account...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator, Volume 8

Theology - 1826
...shrewd historian of the last century said on this point. "If a man were called," says Gibbon, " to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most prosperous and happy, he would without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 8

Theology - 1826
...historian of the last century paid on this point. " If а тая were called," says Gibbon, " to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most prosperous and happy, 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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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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