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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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An exposition of the fulfilled prophecies of the Apocalypse from the ..., Part 1

James Armstrong (curate of Ardoyne.) - 1851
...Trajan." He calls him " the father of his country." And again, " If a man," says he, " 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 church of Rome: to the end of the episcopate of Damasus ...

Edward John Shepherd - 1851 - 573 pages
...Isidorian letter is attributed to him. " If a man," it is the language of Gibbon, " 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 PRO-SLAVERY ARGUMENT

1852
...Robertson, in his preliminary volume to the History of Charles V., u if a man were called to fix upon a period in the history of the world, during which the...which elapsed from the death of Theodosius the Great, (AD 395,) to the reign of Alboinus in Lornbardy." (AD 571.) At the last mentioned epoch, the barbarian...
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The Pro-slavery Argument: As Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of ...

Slavery - 1852 - 490 pages
...Robertson, in his preliminary volume to the History of Charles V., " if a man were called to fix upon a period in the history of the world, during which the...would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed fumi the death of Theodosins the Great, (AE). 393,) to the reign of Alboinns in Lombardy." (AD 571.)...
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A Treatise on the Methods of Observation and Reasoning in Politics, Volume 2

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - Political science - 1852
...great peopie was the sole object of government.' Afterwards he adds : ' 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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Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Book of Revelation

Albert Barnes - Bible - 1852 - 506 pages
...quote, in which he expressly designates this period, in these words :— " If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the huumu race wat most happy and prosperous, be would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from...
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The Pro-slavery Argument: As Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of ...

Slavery - 1853 - 490 pages
...Robertson, in his preliminary volume to the History of Charles V., " if a man were called to fix upon a period in the history of the world, during which the...calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, nmne that which elapsed fiom the death of Theodosius the Great, (AD 395,) to the .reign of Alboinus...
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Address to Parliament on the Duties of Great Britain to India: In Respect of ...

Charles Hay Cameron - Education - 1853 - 175 pages
...my present topic. Towards the end of his third chapter he says. — " If a man were called to fix a 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 Pro-slavery Argument: As Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of ...

Slavery - 1853 - 490 pages
...man were called to fix upon a period in the history of the world, duiing which the condition of tin; human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed fiom the death of Theodosius the Great, (AD 395.) to the reign of Alboinus in Lombardy." (AD 571.)...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles the Fifth

William Robertson - Europe - 1856 - 643 pages
...inconsiderate cruelty, raged in veiy part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world,...was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hésitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosfus the Great, to the establishment of...
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