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" ... assembled on the holy mountain of their fathers; and their insolent triumph alarmed and exasperated the Christian inhabitants of Jerusalem. The desire of rebuilding the temple has in every age been the ruling passion of the children of Israel. In... "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 101
1820
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1787
...the vanity of the rich , and the rubbish was tranfported in mantles of filk and purple. Every purfe was opened in 'liberal contributions, | every hand...share in the pious labour; and the commands of a great monaroh were executed by the enthufiafm of a whole people ". Yet, on this occafion , the joint efforts...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1804
...has, in every age, been the ruling passion of the children of Israel. In this propitious moment the men forgot their avarice, and the women their delicacy...and pick-axes of silver were provided by the vanity bf the rich, and the rubbish was I. vui, c. 4. p. 431. edit. Havercamp. As the blood and smoke of so...
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A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the ...

Charles Wilkinson - Electronic book - 1806 - 424 pages
...ancient glory. In that propitious moment, spades and pickaxes of silver were provided by the vanity oi the rich, and the rubbish was transported in mantles of silk and purple. Every purse was opened in libeial contributions; eveiy hand claimed a share in the pious labour ; and the commands of a great...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...has, in every age, been the ruling passion of the children of Israel. In this propitious moment the men forgot their avarice, and the women their delicacy...and the rubbish was transported in mantles of silk ^nd purple. Every purse was opened in liberal contributions, every hand claimed a share in the pious...
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The History of the Waldenses: Connected with a Sketch of the ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1816
...every age, been a favourite project with them. In this propitious moment, says Gibbon, the men forgat their avarice and the women their delicacy ; spades...silver were provided by the vanity of the rich, and the publish was transported in mantles of silk and purple. Every parse was opened in liberal contributions,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...has, in every age, been the ruling passion of the children of Israel. In this propitious moment the men forgot their avarice, and the women their delicacy;...pickaxes of silver were provided by the vanity of the 1. viii. c. 4. p. 431. edit. Havercamp. As the Mood and smoke of so many hecatombs might be inconvenient,...
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The History of the Christian Church: From the Birth of Christ to ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1819
...every age, been a favourite project with them. In this propitious moment, says Gibbon, the men forgat their avarice and the women their delicacy ; spades...silver were provided by the vanity of the rich, and the rubhish was transported in mantles of silk and purple. Every purse was opened in liberal contributions,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1825
...has, in every age, been the ruling passion of the children of Israel. In this propitious moment the men forgot their avarice, and the women their delicacy; spades and pickaxes of silver were promight be inconvenient, Lightfoot, the Christian rabbi, removes them by a miracle. Le Clerc (ad loca)...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1831
...has, in every age, been the ruling passion of the children of Israel. In this propitious moment the men forgot their avarice, and the women their delicacy...of silver were provided by the vanity of the rich, ana the rubbish was transported in mantles of silk and purple. Every purse was opened in liberal contributions,...
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History of Letter-writing: From the Earliest Period to the Fifth Century

William Roberts - Greek letters - 1843 - 700 pages
...of the governor of Palestine. The work was begun, and prosecuted with the greatest enthusiasm. The men forgot their avarice, and the women their delicacy....rubbish was transported in mantles of silk and purple. And now was exhibited one of the most remarkable and best attested miracles men* tioned in history;...
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