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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 Historical Works of William Robertson: With an Account of His ..., Volume 5

William Robertson - America - 1813
...cruelty, raged in even- 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 deathofTheodosius...
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The Flowers of Modern History: Comprehending on a New Plan, the Most ...

John Adams - Great Britain - 1813 - 310 pages
...what was profane: they respected no age, nor sex, nor rank. If a man was called upon 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 historical works of William Robertson, with an account of his life and ...

William Robertson - 1813
...cruelly, raged in every part of Europe, and completed ils sufferings. If a man were called to iix 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 Historical Works of William Robertson: With an Account of His ..., Volume 5

William Robertson - America - 1813
...every part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon the period in tire 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 Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1814
...in the third chapter of his History of the Decline and Fall, that " if a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world during which the...elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Conunodus." Rev. f Thus M. le Sage, being we suppose a zealous Catholic, designated the glorious iera...
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The history of France, from the accession of Henry the third, to ..., Volume 1

sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (1st bart.) - 1814
...which elapsed between the death of Domitian, and the accession of Commodus, was incontestibly that, in which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous ; the vast extent of the Roman world being then governed by absolute power, under the guidance of virtue...
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The History of the Waldenses: Connected with a Sketch of the ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1816
...of Trajan and the Antonines. " If a man were called to fix," says the same elegant historian, " the period in the history of the world during which the...that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the acces• Vitellioa consumed in mere eating, at least six minions of our money in about seven months....
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The History of the Waldenses: Connected with a Sketch of the ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1816
...sword of slaughter weary of destroying. " If a man were called," says Dr. Robertson, " 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 Waldenses: Connected with a Sketch of the ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1816
...sword of slaughter weary of destroying. " If a man were called," says Dr. Robertson, " 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 Works of William Robertson ...: History of the reign of the Emperor ...

William Robertson - America - 1817
...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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