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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. "
A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the ... - Page 474
by William Shepard Walsh - 1913 - 942 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...inspired by the ig- CHAP, norance of a fanatic. " If these writings of the Greeks agree LI" with the book of God, they are useless and need not be " preserved : if they disagree, they are peruicious and ought " to be destroyed. " The sentence was executed with blind obedience : the volumes...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1805
...which has held a great part of the globe in intellectual bondage : ' If these works agree with the book of God, they are useless and need not be preserved ; if they contradict it, they are pernicious and ought to be destroyed.' But whatever may be conceded to the...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...Omar was inspired by the ignorance of a fanatic. " If these writings of the " Greeks agree with the book of God, they are " useless and need not be preserved...they " disagree, they are pernicious and ought to be F f 4 " destroyed." . * Many treatises of this lover of labour (BOTTOM?) are still extant ; but for...
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The Belfast Monthly Magazine, Volume 6

1811
...Alexandrian library, on the principle, that if these writings agree with the Alcoran, styled by them the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved : if they disagree, thoy are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed. Many modern bedarkcners are of .similar dispositions...
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The Martyrs: Or, The Triumph of the Christian Religion, Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - French fiction - 1812
...fanatic Omar to his General Amrou, respecting the fate of this celebrated Library, is well known. " If these writings of the Greeks agree with the Koran,...disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed." They were accordingly distributed among the 4000 baths of the city, and six months were barely sufficient...
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An Introduction to the Study of Bibliography: To which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bibliofília - 1814 - 758 pages
...Calif Omar, whose well known answer was dictated by the ignorance of a fanatic. " If" (replied he) " these writings of the Greeks agree with " the Koran,...they disagree, " they are pernicious and ought to be de" stroyed." — The sentence of destruction was executed with blind obedience : the volumes of paper...
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An Introduction to the Study of Bibliography: To which is ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Bibliographical literature - 1814 - 758 pages
...Calif Omar, whose well known answer was dictated by the ignorance of a fanatic. '* If" (replied he) " these writings of the Greeks agree with " the Koran,...God, they are useless " and need not be preserved j if they disagree, " they are pernicious and ought to be de" stroyed."—The sentence of destruction...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...these writings u " of the Greeks agree with the hook of God, they are ^^^^^ et useless and need not he preserved : if they disagree, " they are pernicious and ought to be destroyed." The sentence was executed with blind ohedience : the volumes of paper or parchment were distributed...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...of Omar was inspired by the ignorance of a fanatic. " If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless and need not be preserved...disagree, they are pernicious and ought to be destroyed." The sentence was executed with blind obedience: the volumes of paper or parchment were distributed...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...Omar was inspired by the ignorance of a fanatic: "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 pei'nicious, and ought to be destroyed." The sentence was executed with blind obedience: the volumes...
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