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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. "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 493
1865
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...faged in švery part of Europe, and completed its fefFerings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human tace w-as most calamitous ahd afflicted; he Would, without hefitaMuame that which elapfed from •ь...
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A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar: And Present State of ...

William Guthrie, John Knox - Geography - 1801 - 1056 pages
...profane. They rcfpefted no age, or lex, or rank. If a man was called to fix upon the period in the hiftory of the world, during which the condition of the human race was the moft calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hefitation, name that which elapfed from the death...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1804
...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, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodosius...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...those of their household gods |. Happineft If a man were called to fix the period in the •fjbe RO- history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous, t * Before he went on the second expedition against the German's, he read lectures of philosophy to...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1807
...pestiferous and sanguinary, when, as the above-mentioned historian remarks, " if a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human r*ce was most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation* rame that which elapsed from the...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 52

1807
...and sanguinary, when, ля the above-mention*-..; historian remarks, " if a man were calkd to fix the period in the history of the world 'during which the condition of the human r*ce WAS most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the...
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Illustrations of Prophecy ...

Joseph Towers - 1808
...symbols of slaughter, the commentators unite in observing. 15 P. 233. ' If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the...human race was most happy and prosperous, he would,' says Mr. Gibbon, • without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1809
...Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in the historyof the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of TheodosiuS...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...Marcus Antoninus among those of their household gods.' Hźppine╗s 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 prosper• Before he went on the second expedition against the Germans, he read lectures of philosophy...
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Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - Bibliography - 1812 - 360 pages
...and what was profane : They respected no age, nor sect, nor rank. If a man was called upon to fix the period, in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation name this crisis. Their conquerors demolished...
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