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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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A History of the Church: From the Birth of Christ to the Present Time ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Religions - 1834 - 504 pages
...they now became subjjcted. 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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A Dissertation on the Prophetic Scriptures: Chiefly Those of a Chronological ...

Matthew Habershon - Bible - 1834 - 453 pages
...which they brought upon the world, Dr. Robertson says, that " if a man were 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 Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - Rationalism - 1834 - 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 condition of the human race was'most happy and prosperous, he would without hesitation name thatwhich elapsed from the death of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1837 - 1256 pages
...bonls iK-que mall, ailnuineraut. Tacit. 111,1. it. i. was most happy and prosperous, he would, with out hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accession of Cornmodus. The vast extent of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, under the guidance of...
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Volume 1

William Jones - Church history - 1838
...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 Dcmitian to the accession of Commodus," namely, from the year 98 to 193, a period of about a century....
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the ...

William Robertson - 1838 - 643 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 th« пшиац race was most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...were called to fix the period Happiness of in the history of the world, during which lll° Komans. the condition of the human race was most happy and...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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Our Israelitish Origin: Lectures on Ancient Israel, and the Israelitish ...

John Wilson - Anglo-Israelism - 1840 - 144 pages
...raged in every part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called on 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 Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the Progress ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1840 - 643 pages
...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 the Great, to the establishment of the Lombards in Italy.* The contemporary authors, who...
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History of the Roman Empire, from the Accession of Augustus to the End of ...

Thomas Keightley - History - 1841 - 12 pages
...active part in the affairs of life, and to direct the destinies of an empire. "If a man," says Gibbon, " were called to fix a period in the history of the...that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the accessjon of Commodus. The vast extent of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, under the...
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