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" It happened during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced the immediate effects, or received the earliest intelligence, of the prodigy. Each of these philosophers, in a laborious work, has recorded all the great phenomena... "
Remarks on the legality and expediency of prosecutions for religious opinion ... - Page 71
by Jonathan Duncan - 1825 - 80 pages
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London Review of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 4

Bibliography - 1776
...immediate effects, or received theearlieft intelligence of the prodigy. Each of thele philofophers, in a laborious work, has recorded all the great phenomena of nature, earthquakes, meteors, comets, and eclipfes, which his indefatigable cunofity could colleft. Both the one and the other have omitted to...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1783
...immediate effects, or received the earlieft intelligence, of the prodigy. Each of thefe philofophers, in a laborious work, has recorded all the great phenomena of Nature, earthquakes, meteors, comets, and eclipfes, which his indefatigable curiofity could colled '". Both the one and the other have omitted...
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The British review and London critical journal, Volume 19

1822
...happened/ he adds, ' during the life-time of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced tli e immediate effects, or received the earliest intelligence...meteors, comets, and eclipses, which his indefatigable industry could collect, Both the one and the other have omitted to mention the greatest •phenomenon...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bible - 1825
..."passed without notice in an age of science and history. It happened," he adds, " during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced...meteors, comets, and eclipses, which his indefatigable industry could collect. Both the one and the other have omitted to mention the greatest phenomenon,...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bible - 1825
..."passed without notice in an age of science and history. It happened," he adds, " during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced...these philosophers, in a laborious work, has recorded ail the great phenomena of nature, earthquakes, meteors, comets, and eclipses, which his indefatigable...
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The Republican, Volume 13

Richard Carlile - Free thought - 1826
...our lamps had gone out. " The mysterious darkness at the crucifixion happened during the life-time of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced...received the earliest intelligence, of the prodigy : and each of these philosophers, in a laborious work, has recorded all the great phenomena of nature,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1827
...of mankind, passed without notice in an age of science and historym. It happened during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced the immediate effects, or received the earliest intellisibyls, would easily have detected the jewish and christian forgeries, which have been so triumphantly...
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The Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - Rationalism - 1829 - 440 pages
...of mankind, passed without notice in an age of science and history. It happened during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced...philosophers, in a laborious work, has recorded all the great phaenomena of nature — earthquakes, meteors, comets, and eclipses, which his indefatigable curiosity...
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The authenticity of the Bible

Origen Bacheler - Bible - 1833
...of three hours. Even this miraculous event, which ought to have excited the wonder, the curiosity or the devotion of mankind, passed without notice in...intelligence, of the prodigy. Each of these philosophers, in a labored work, has recorded all the great phenomena of nature, earthquakes, meteors, comets and eclipses,...
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The Diegesis: Being a Discovery of the Origin, Evidences, and Early History ...

Robert Taylor - Rationalism - 1834 - 440 pages
...a species of evidence that must have forced itself upon their senses. " Each of these philosophera in a laborious work, has recorded all the great phenomena...eclipses, which his indefatigable curiosity could collect ; neither of them have mentioned, or even alluded, to the miraculous darkness at the crucifixion."...
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