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" The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful. "
A view of the evidences of Christianity - Page 33
by William Paley - 1811
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Archdeacon Paley's View of the Evidences of Christianity ...: With a Memoir

William Paley - Apologetics - 1849 - 250 pages
...measure depended. I am willing to accept the account of the matter which is given by Mr. Giblwn : ' The various mod*es of worship which prevailed in the...all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful :' and I would ask from which...
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Are not the clergy arraying themselves against Church and queen? By M.A.

M. A - 1848
...the views of an infidel who wrote only to blaspheme. " The various modes of worship (says Mr. Gibbon) which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful." Taking this very low and unworthy...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D., Archdeacon of Carlisle: Containing His ...

William Paley - Theology - 1850 - 604 pages
...and pomp, as well as interest many in its preservation by the advantage which they drew from it. " H was moreover interwoven," as Mr. Gibbon rightly represents...all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful :' and I would ask from which...
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Lectures Delivered Before the Young Men's Christian Association ..., Volume 13

Young Men's Christian Associations (London, England) - Christianity - 1858
...within her walls representatives of every faith : gave to all gods a place in her Pantheon. All were considered by the people as equally true ; by the philosophers, as equally false ; by the magistrates, as equally useful. On the banks of the Tiber the Greek saw temples sacred to...
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The works of William Paley, D.D. To which is prefixed, the life of the author

William Paley - 1851
...prevailed in the Koinan world, were all considered liy the people ať equally true, by the philosopher th nskfrom which of these three classes of men were the Christian missionaries to look for protection...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...historian. Gibbon had insidiously, though too unequivocally, evinced his adoption of infidel principles. ' The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world, were all,' ho remarks, ' considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher ns equally false, and by...
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The North British Review, Volume 15

1851
...the superstitious part of their subjects. The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Itoman world were all considered by the people as equally true, by the philosopher, as equally false, and by the magistrate, as equally useful : and thus toleration produced...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1852
...habits of the superstitious, part of their subjects. The various modes of worship, which prevai'id in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true ; by the philosopher, as equally false ; and by the magistrate, as equally useful. And thus toleration produced...
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Christian Literature: Evidences: Consisting of Watson's Apology for ...

John Smythe Memes - Apologetics - 1853
...to its ornament and magnificence. It abounded in festival shows and solemnities, to which the 94 95 ts, but not the least emerged from their original...seems a demonstration, that although human reason philosopher as equally false, and by the magistrate as equally useful : " and I would ask, from which...
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Y Traethodydd: am y fleyddyn ..., Volume 9

Theology - 1853
...llosgwyd deuddeg neu dair ar ddeg o drefi. Nid oedd sefydliadau y Rhode Island ychwaith yn ddiberygl y 1 " The various modes of worship which prevailed in the...all considered by the people as equally true, by the phUoiopher ae equally falle, and by the magistrate ал equally uaeful."— GIBBOH. tro h wn. Gorfu...
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