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" One of the best attested miracles in all profane history, is that which Tacitus reports of Vespasian, who cured a blind man in Alexandria, by means of his spittle, and a lame man by the mere touch of his foot... "
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: And, Selections from A Treatise ...
by David Hume, Adam Smith - 1963 - 280 pages
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

David Hume - Philosophy - 1758 - 539 pages
...the crime is faid to have been committed. ONE of the beft attefted miracles in all prophane hiftory, is that which TACITUS reports of VESPASIAN, who cured a blind man in ALEXANDRIA, by means of his fpittle, and a lame man by the mere touch of his foot , in obedience to a vifion of the god, SER...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 3

David Hume - 1760
...crime is, faid to have been committed. ON E of the beft attefted miracles in all prophane hiftory, is that which TACITUS reports of VESPASIAN, who cured a blind man in ALEXANDRIA, by means of his fpittle, and a lame man by the mere touch of his foot ; in obedience to a vifion of the god SF.R APIS,...
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An enquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - 1768
...and 3. , . . .. ' ' -.'. ^ ,' -,r C"%1 * . " ' ' ' .") '" " I -I lame man by the mere touch of his foot ; in obedience to the. vifion of the god SER APIS, who had enjoined them to^have recourfe to the Emperor, for thefe miraculous...
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Sermons and tracts upon religious subjects

William Adams - Religion - 1777 - 354 pages
...of Vefpalian. who cured a blind man L /* *r * *' in Alexandria by means of his fpittle, and *ca lame man by the mere touch of his foot, " in obedience to a vifion of the god Sera"pis, who had injoined them to have re" courfe to the emperor for thefe miraeu.'...
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Poems on various subjects

Samuel Whyte - Literary Criticism - 1795
...that which Tacitus' reports of Vefpafian, who cured a Wind man in Alexandria by means of his fpittle, and a lame man by the mere touch of his foot, in obedience to a vifion of the God Serapis, who had enjoined them to have recourfe to the Emperor for thofe miraculous...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects

David Hume - 1804
...same instant when the crime is said to have been oomjcniUed. _*-., unm tr A fiwjs* Jkjfi V One of the best attested miracles in all profane history,...that which TACITUS reports of VESPASIAN, who cured a blind'irran fir AiEXANbKlA ; by means of his spittle, ,^gd a lame man by the. mere touph of his fogt...
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A Dissertation on Miracles: Containing an Examination of the Principles ...

George Campbell, David Hume - Miracles - 1807 - 240 pages
...flourishes, is the miracle " which Tacitus reports of Vespa" sian, who cured a blind man in Alexan" dria, by means of his spittle, and a lame " man by the mere...have recourse " to the emperor, for these miraculous and " extraordinary cures."* The story he introduces with informing us, that it is " one " of the best...
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Lectures on Ecclesiastical History

George Campbell - Church history - 1807 - 503 pages
...successful. The next topick on which the ingenious author hath bestowed some nourishes, is the miracle " which Tacitus reports " of Vespasian, who cured a blind man in Alexandria, fay '* means of his spittle, and a lanse man by the mere touch of ** his foot, in obedience to a vision...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects

David Hume - 1809
...been two hundred leagues distant at the same instant when the crime is said to have been committed. One of the best attested miracles in all profane history,...spittle, and a lame man by the mere touch of his foot; in ebedience to a vision of the god Serapis, who had enjoined them to have recourse to the Emperor, for...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects ...: An inquiry concerning human ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1817
...been two hundred leagues distant at the same instant when the crime is said to have been committed. One of the best attested miracles in all profane history,...of his spittle, and a lame man by the mere touch of bis foot ; in obedience to a vision of the god Serapis, who had enjoined them to have recourse to the...
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