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" If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved ; if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed. "
The Nile-- notes for travellers in Egypt - Page 379
by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1907 - 955 pages
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1789
...the Caliph; and the well-known anfwer of Omar was infpired by the ignorance of a fanatic. " If thefe writings of the Greeks agree with " the book of God , they are ufelefs and need ** not be preferved : if they difagree, they are " pernicious and ought to be deftroyed....
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An history of the Christian Church [by G. Gregory].

George Gregory - 1790
...The requeft was therefore preferred to Omar ; who replied, with the fpirit of a fanatic, " Ifthefc writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are ufelefc, and deferve not to be preferved ; if they difagree, they are pernicious, gnd ought to be deftroyed."...
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An History of the Christian Church from the Earliest Periods to ..., Volume 1

George Gregory - Church history - 1795
...The requeft was therefore preferred to Omar, who replied, with ' the fpirit of a fanatic, " If thefe writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are ufelefs, and deferve not to be preferved ; if they difagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be deftroyed."...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...conqueror. Amrou was in- clined to gratify the wish of the grammarian, but his rigid integrity refused to alienate the minutest object without the .consent...with the book of God, they are " useless and need not be preserved ; if they " disagree, they are pernicious and ought to be F f 4 " destroyed." . * Many...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...inclined to gratify the wish of the grammarian, but his rigid integrity refused to alienate the.minutest object without the. consent of the caliph; and the...these writings of the " Greeks agree with the, book of :<Łod, they are " useless and need not be preserved ; jf they " disagree, they are pernicious and...
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Universal History Americanised, Or, An Historical View of the World from the ...

David Ramsay - World history - 1819
...to alienate the minutest object, without the consent of the caliph. To this request, Omar answered, "if these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved; if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed." This sentence was...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...conqueror. Amrou was inclined to gratify the wish of the grammarian, but his rigid integrity refused to alienate the minutest object without the consent of the caliph; and the well-known answer o( Omar was inspired by the ignorance of a fanatic. " If " these writings of the Greeks agree with...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...CHAP. Amrou was inclined to gratify the wish of the gram' X1 " marian ; but his rigid integrity refused to alienate the minutest object without the consent of the Caliph, and the well known answer of Omar was inspired by the ignorance of a fanatic: "If these writings of " the Greeks...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1831
...conqueror. Amrou was inclined to gratify the wish of the grammarian, but his rigid integrity refused to alienate the minutest object without the consent...If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book ot God, they are useless, and need not be preserved : if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought...
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A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners ...

Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs - Bible - 1832 - 1003 pages
...without the consent of the caliph. He accord, ingly wrote to Omar, whose well known answer was dictated by the ignorance of a fanatic : " If these writings of the Greeks agree with the Koran, or book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved ; if they disagree, they are pernicious,...
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