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When it had once received its impulse from above; when it had once been
infused into the minds of its first teachers; when it had gained full possession of
the reason and affections of the favoured few, it might be— and to the Protestant,
More liberal Zeal of Christianity. ... . .252 Obstimacy and Reasons of the believing
Jews 253 The Nazarene Church of Jerusalem...... ib. The Ebionites........ 254 The
Gnostics ... . . . . . . . . . 255 Their Sects, Progress, and Influence....... 256 The ...
I shall consult the authorities to which I refer; for when my sentiments differ from
yours, I have some reason to distrust them, and I may possibly trouble you with a
letter on the subject. I am much flattered with the manner in which you have so ...
(3) Of the four most celebrated schools, the Stoics and the Platonists
endeavoured to reconcile the jarring interests of reason and piety. They have left
us the most sublime proofs of the existence and perfections of the first cause; but,
as it was ...
(3) This difficulty, however, was gradually vanquished; and there is some reason
to believe, that the vineyards of Burgundy are as old as the age of the Antonines.(
4) 3. The olive, in the western world, followed the progress of peace, of which it ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Les hele vurderingen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1807
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Begrenset visning - 1995