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... Caius expressed towards the temple of Jerusalem. See Sue tom in August. c.
93. and Casaubon's notes on that passage. i See, in particular, Joseph. Antiquitat
. 17. 6. 18. 3. and de Bel. Judaic. 1. 33. and 2. 9. Edit. Havercany). h Jusst a Caio
The petitions which were offered on the altars of Jupiter or Apollo, expressed the
anxiety of their worshippers for temporal happiness, and their ignorance or
indifference concerning a future life.1 The important truth of the immortality of the
... ease and affluence. He often expressed his grateful sense of the goodness of
Constantius, and with a very amiable simplicity, advised his benefactor to resign
the sceptre of the world, and to seek for content (where alone it CHAP. XVIII. 371.
Their repeated acclamations expressed their joy at beholding, after an absence
of thirty-two years, the sacred person of their sovereign; and Constantius himself
expressed, with some pleasantry, his affected surprise that the human race ...
He likewise mentions the church of the holy apostles at Constantinople, (lib. 4. c.
59.) • See Justinian. Novell. 123. 3. The revenue of the patriarchs, and the most
wealthy bishops, is not expressed : the highest annual valuation of a bishopric is
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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