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" Under the reign of Tiberius, the whole earth, or at least a celebrated province of the Roman empire, was involved in a preternatural darkness of three hours. Even this miraculous event, which ought to have excited the •wonder, the curiosity, and the... "
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
...weight will fuch evidence carry with a Ikcptir or unbeliever, who is told on the ether hand, that " Even this miraculous event, which ought to have excited the wonder, the curiofitv, and the devotion of mankind, pafled without notice in an age of icience and hiilory. That...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 55

Books - 1777
...or at leaft a celebrated province of the Roman empire, was involved in a preternatural darknefs of three hours. Even this miraculous event, which ought to have excited the wonder, the curiofity, and the devotion of mankind, paffed without notice in an age of fcience and hiiiory. It...
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Letters to a Philosophical Unbeliever: Containing an examination of ..., Part 1

Joseph Priestley - God - 1787 - 304 pages
...leaft a celebrated " province of the Roman empire, was in" volved in a preternatural darknefs of " three hours. Even this miraculous " event, which ought to have excited the " wonder, the curiofity, and the devotion " of mankind, pafled without notice, in an " age of fcience and hiftory."...
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Representation of the Conduct and Opinions of the Primitive Christians ...

Henry Kett - 1792 - 298 pages
...leaft a celebrated Province of the Roman *c Empire, was involved in a preternatural darknefs ce of three hours. Even this miraculous event, " which ought to have excited the wonder, the curi" ofity, and the devotion of mankind, pajjed without X " notice ** notice in an age of Science...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...of three hours. Even em -rrtnr •• this miraculous event, which ought to have ex. ' / ' ' cited the wonder, the curiosity, and the devotion of mankind,...passed without notice in an age of science and history J. It happened during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced the immediate...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1810
...praeternatu. ral darkness of three hours. Even tins miraculous event, which ought to have excited the wouder, the curiosity, and the devotion of mankind, passed without notice in an age of science and history196. It happened during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...or at least a celebrated province of the Roman empire,1 was involved in a preternatural darkness of three hours. Even this miraculous event, which ought...of science and history.™ It happened during the lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced the immediate effects, or received...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bible - 1825
...contemporary writers. Speaking of that darkness, he expresses his surprise that this miraculous event "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 the immediate...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bible - 1825
...contemporary writers. Speaking of that darkness, he expresses his surprise that this miraculous event "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 the immediate...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...involved in • preternatural darkness of three hoars. Etec this miraculous event, which ought to hare excited the wonder, the curiosity, and the devotion...mankind, passed without notice in an age of science and history.196 It happened durincthe lifetime of Seneca and the elder Pliny, who must have experienced...
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