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HOLY LANCE . ance and grace ; the deserters were stopped by the presence
and reproaches of Christ himself ; the dead had promised to arise and combat
with their brethren ; the Virgin had obtained the pardon of their sins ; and their ...
the Holy Ghost . tions of theological science . Those barbarians despised in their
turn the restless and subtle levity of the Orientals , the authors of every heresy ,
and blessed their own simplicity , which was content to hold the tradition of the ...
The holy crown of thorns . But in this abject distress the emperor and empire were
still possessed of an ideal treasure , which drew its fantastic value from the
superstition of the Christian world . The merit of the true cross was somewhat ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995