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The knowledge that is suited to our situation and powers, the whole compass of
moral, natural, and mathematical science, was neglected by the new Platonists;
while they exhausted their strength in the verbal disputes of metaphysics, ...
ambition and to public interest, that in the space of a few years it was received
throughout the whole empire. Union of A regular correspondence was
established be- the church. tween the provincial councils, which mutually
communicated and ...
Un- siience <jer the reign of Tiberius, the whole earth,k or at concem- ° • ing the
least a celebrated province of the Roman empire,1 of the*88 was involved in a
preternatural darkness of three Passion. hours Even this miraculous event, which
is the most ample in the whole Theodosian Code : since it contains not less than
one hundred and ninety- two distinct laws to ascertain the duties and privileges of
that useful order of citizens. 1 Habemus enim et hominum numcnim qui delati ...
In a country where personal freedom is the privilege of every subject, the whole
mass of taxes, whether they are levied on property or on consumption, may be
fairly divided among the whole body of the nation. But the far greater part of the ...
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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