English Miscellanies

English Miscellanies

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1766 edition. Excerpt: ...is no consideration', that will (ting zot all Mankintn-itthtsben Religion in the worm do not meke us good., weare., .. si DE' VI. How many Books have perished, inwhieh possibly there might have been. Mention of' our saviour? Look among the Romans, how few of their Writings are come down to our Times? In the Space os two hundred Years' srom our Saviouijfs Birth, when there was such a Multitude of Writers in all Kinds, how, finall is the Number of Authors, that have made their Way to the present' Age? i A, V II. One authentick Record, and that the most of' Sad-m, under whom our 'Saviour was judged, condemned, and crucified. 'It was the Custom in the Roman Empire, as it is, to this Day, in all the Governments of the XWOrId, for the Praesects and Vice Roys of distant Provinces to vtransmit to their Sovereign a summary Relationof' every Thing remarkable in their Administrattion. That Pantiu: PiIate, in his Account, would have touched on so extraordinary an Event in Yudcea, is not to be doubted; and that he actnally did, we learn from _ after Olll' Savioui-'s Death, resided, made-Conyerts, i _._. ' t U' H a a. W and an, ' l triumphed, over him in the Detection of such a For7 zwhich appeals to this Record, was presented to. a learned Emperor, and to the whole Body ofthe lRoman Senate. This Father, in his A-pology', jpeaking of the Death and suffering of our Saviour, refers the Emperor, for the Truth of what he says, _t0 the Act; of PontiusPi/ate, which I have here men.' tioned. Tertallian, who wrote his Apology about fifty Years 'after Fat/fire, doubtlefs-referred to the vi"a1'11elec_t)1'd, when he tells' the Govemor of Rome, that the Emperor Tiberius, having received an iAcl count, out of Pale-shine in Syria, of' the Divine now extant, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236835646
  • 9781236835642