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As the Ho" works of the creation had been finished in six days, their duration in
their present state, according to a tradition which was attributed to the prophet
Elijah, was fixed to six thousand years.” By the same analogy it was inferred that
would be succeeded by a joyful Sabbath of a thousand years; and that Christ,
with the triumphant band of the saints and the elect who had escaped death, or
who had been miraculously revived, would reign upon earth till the time
Almost at the same period, the bishop of Carthage, from a society less opulent
than that of Rome, collected a hundred thousand sesterces (above eight hundred
and fifty pounds sterling), on a sudden call of charity, to redeem the brethren of ...
... temporal as munication well as spiritual, which they no longer derived from the.
145Such, at least, has been the laudable conduct of more modern missionaries,
Under the same circumstances. Above three thousand new-born infants are ...
The accidental circumstances of their life and situation determined the object, as
well as the degree, of their devotion; and, as long as their adoration was
successively prostituted to a thousand deities, it was scarcely possible that their
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Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1828
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841