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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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...fix the period in the history of the Humans, world, during which the conditioh of the human race Aras most happy and prosperous, he would, without hesitation,...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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The Quarterly Christian Spectator, Volume 8

Theology - 1826
...historian of the last century said on this point. "If a man were called," says Gibbon, " to fix the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most prosperous and happy, he would without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian...
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The history, topography and antiquities of the county and city of ..., Volume 1

Patrick Fitzgerald - 1826
...marched in their train, and, to use the words of Dr. Robertson, " 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 afflicting, he would without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Theodo*...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 8

Theology - 1826
...historian of the last century paid on this point. " If а тая were called," says Gibbon, " to fix the period in the history of the world during which the condition of the human race was most prosperous and happy, he would without hesitation, name that which elapsed from the death of Domitian...
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Lectures, expository and practical, on the book of Revelation, Volume 2

Robert Culbertson - 1826
...cruelty, raged in every part of Europe, and completed ils 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, withbut hesitation, name that which elapsed between the death of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...punish it. Tacit. Annal. vi. 14.' But a few pages before we read, 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. The vast extent of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, under the guidance of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...punish it. Tacit. Annul, vi. 14.' But a few pages before we read, 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. The vast extent of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, under the guidance of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...punish it. Tacit. Annal. vi. 14.' But a few pages before we read, 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. The vast extent of the Roman empire was governed by absolute power, under the guidance of...
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Stories from Church history, from the introduction of Christianity, to the ...

Selina BUNBURY - 1828 - 348 pages
...of more than fourscore years : speaking of which, Mr. Gibbon says, ' 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. During a happy period of more than fourscore years, the public administration was conducted...
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A key to the Revelation of St. John, Volume 1

Philip Allwood - Bible - 1829
...the persecuted state of the Christians through the whole of this space,—" were called " to fix the period in the history of the world, " during which..." 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...
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