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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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An Historical Exposition of the Prophecies of the Revelation of St. John ...

Matthew Habershon - Bible - 1841 - 312 pages
...cruelty, raged in every part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon a period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race were most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the...
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An Historical Exposition of the Prophecies of the Revelation of St. John ...

Matthew Habershon - Bible - 1841 - 312 pages
...cruelty, raged in every part of Europe, and completed its sufferings. If a man were called to fix upon a period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race were most calamitous and afflicted, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the...
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A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar

William Guthrie - 1843 - 80 pages
...distinction between what was sacred and v. IM! was profane. If a person should be ill1'. nn! to fix upon the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was the most calamitous, he would, without hesitation, name that which elapsed between the death of Theodoiiui...
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Greece Under the Romans: A Historical View of the Condition of the ..., Volume 2

George Finlay - Byzantine Empire - 1844 - 554 pages
...Greece cannot be included in the general assertion of Gibbon, 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 Commodus,"* It may be doubted whether the Roman government ever relaxed the systematic oppression under...
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De volledige werken van J. F. Helmers, Volume 1

Jan Fredrik Helmers - 1844
...volzin van den grootsten der hedendaagsche Geschiedschrijvers : » If a man » were called to fix the period in the history of the world, during » which...of the human race was most happy and » prosperous, hè would without hesitation, name that which elapsed :i from the death of Domitian to the accension...
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Progressive exercises for advanced students in Latin composition

Henry Davis - 1844
...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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Reply to ... T.K. Arnold's Remarks on the 'Horæ apocalypticæ'.

Edward Bishop Elliott - Bible - 1845 - 80 pages
...quotidie felicitatem imperil Nerva Trajanus, &c." Agric. ii. 1. * " 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." Gib. i. 126. the white prosperity and happiness, the crown an Emperor, the bow a Cretan,—or...
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The British Magazine, Volume 29

1846
...reply, has thus strikingly expressed his opinion to that effect ; — " 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." But against this representation of Gibbon's, Mr. Arnold first repeats the brief allegation...
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The Biblical review, and Congregational magazine [formerly The ..., Volume 1

1846
...which succeeded the death of Domitian were peculiarly prosperous. ' If a man were called to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the...hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Uomitian to the accession of Commodus.'* 5. The correspondence of some of the predictions of this book...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1846
...of their household gods.49 Happies If a man were called to fix the period in the history of minf. ° the world, during which the condition of the human...that which elapsed from the death of Domitian to the acAD cession of Commodus. The vast extent of the Roman 8"—I8°. empire was governed by absolute power,...
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