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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 Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - Rationalism - 1829 - 440 pages
...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...elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus."J That period embraces eighty-four years, from the JHith of the Christian era to the 180th,...
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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,...
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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...
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The History of the Church and Court of Rome: From the ..., Volume 1

Hallifield Cosgayne O'Donnoghue - 1830
...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 Reign of the Emperor Charles V: With a View of Progress ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1830 - 610 pages
...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, during which the condition of the human race was most calamitous and afflicted, lie would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 30

1831
...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...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 Cornmodus."...
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Exposition of the Book of Revelation, Volume 4

Edward Irving - Bible - 1831
...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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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
...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 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...
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Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Imperial Large-brass Medals

William Henry Smyth - Coins, Roman - 1834 - 352 pages
...advantage, no further remark upon it is necessary. " If a man," says Gibbon, " were called on to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the...elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Commodus. The vast extent of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, under the guidance of...
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