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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 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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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V: With a View of Progress ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1830 - 610 pages
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged in very part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, lie would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, to the...
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Exposition of the Book of Revelation, Volume 4

Edward Irving - Bible - 1831
...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. (Theodosius died AD 395, the reign of Alboinus in Lombardy began AD 571? so that this period was 176...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1831
...consider as comprehended under the first seal, he expresses himself thus: " 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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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Volume 1

William Jones - 1831
...celebrated historian, has remarked, concerning this period, that " were a man called to fix upon an epoch in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was the most happy and prosperous, he would without hesitation name that which elapsed from the death of...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 31

Scotland - 1832
...very lowest point of depression. " If," says a celebrated reviewer of history, " a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world...Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy," that is, from the year of our Lord 395 to 571. " The contemporary authors," he goes on, " who beheld...
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