On the State of Man Subsequent to the Promulgation of Christianity, Volume 2

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W. Pickering, 1852 - Civilization, Ancient
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Page 253 - When Justinian ascended the throne, the reformation of the Roman jurisprudence was an arduous but indispensable task. In the space of ten centuries the infinite variety of laws and legal opinions had filled many thousand volumes, which no fortune could purchase and no capacity could digest. Books could not easily be found; and the judges, poor in the midst of riches, were reduced to the exercise of their illiterate discretion.
Page 187 - For thou hast girded me with strength unto the battle: thou hast subdued under me those that rose up against me.
Page 304 - With Additions by Professors AGASSIZ, PIERCE, and GRAY; 12 Maps and Engravings on Steel, some Coloured, and copious Index.
Page 302 - DOCTRINE of LIMITS, with its Applications: namely, Conic Sections ; the first Three Sections of Newton ; and the Differential Calculus.
Page 291 - To whom the man of God, Augustine, is said, in a threatening manner, to have foretold, that in case they would not join in unity with their brethren, they should be warred upon by their enemies ; and, if they would not preach the way of life to the English nation, they should at their hands undergo the vengeance of death.
Page 138 - And yet they are not three almighties, but one almighty. So the Father is God, the Son God, and the Holy Ghost God. And yet they are not three Gods, but one God.
Page 286 - For he had before heard of the Christian religion, having a Christian wife of the royal family of the Franks, called Bertha...
Page 286 - Some days after, the king came into the island, and, sitting in the open air, ordered Augustin and his companions to be brought into his presence.
Page 301 - AN EXPOSITION OF VULGAR AND COMMON ERRORS, ADAPTED TO THE YEAR OF GRACE MDCCCXLV. 9.— AN INTRODUCTION TO VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY, WITH REFERENCES TO THE WORKS OF DE CANDOLLE, L1NDLEY, ic. 10.— ON THE PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW. 11.— CHRISTIAN SECTS IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.
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