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" The whole history of the Christian Religion shows, that she is in far greater danger of being corrupted by the alliance of power, than of being crushed by its opposition. Those who thrust temporal sovereignty upon her, treat her as their prototypes treated... "
The United States Democratic Review - Page 250
1846
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 5

Theology - 1848
...last restraint of the powerful, and the last hope of the wretched. The whole history of Christianity shows, that she is in far greater danger of being...their prototypes treated her Author. They bow the knee, and spit upon her; they cry "Haill" and smite her on the cheek; they put a sceptre in her hand,...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volumes 16-17

Theology - 1859
...is part and parcel of the common law. The whole history of the Christian religion shows that it fs in far greater danger of being corrupted by the alliance...of power, than of being crushed by its opposition." The Kcv. R. ASIITON, on behalf of the Committee, presented lo the Chairman copies of the two editions...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 17

United States - 1846
...physical suffering it has created. However much we respect Dr. Arnold's character, and his opinions as an exponent of his character, we think that in this...their prototypes treated her author. They bow the knee, and spit upon her ; they cry hail ! and smite her on the cheek ; they put a sceptre into her...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...directed their attacks against the last restraint of the powerful, and the last hope of the wretched. Bedford or Reading, than to the Enchanted Ground of...critics, we fecl|that we could ill spare. We feel knee, and spit npon her ; they cry Hail ! and smite her on the cheek ; they put a sceptre into her...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 22

Literature - 1856
...directed their attacks against the last restraint of the powerful, and the last hope of the wretched. The whole history of the Christian religion shows,...their prototypes treated her author. They bow the knee, and spit upon her ; they cry Hail I and smite her on the check ; they put a sceptre into her...
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Essays and Reviews ...

Edwin Percy Whipple - American literature - 1848 - 360 pages
...strength of his intellect and imagination. The whole history of the Christian religion shows, he says, that " she is in far greater danger of being corrupted...their prototypes treated her Author. They bow the knee and spit upon her ; they cry Hail ! and smite her on the cheek ; they put a sceptre into her hand,...
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An historical and statistical account of New South Wales, Volume 1

John Dunmore Lang - 1852
...last restraint of the powerful and the last hope of the wretched. The whole history of Christianity shows, that she is in far greater danger of being...by the alliance of power, than of being crushed by ts opposition." — Macauluy's Essays, pp. 254-255, vol. i. had always cordially desired that the same...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...! their attacks against the last restraint of the j powerful, and the last hope of the wretched. | nd who constantly af being corrupted by the alliance of power than of being crushed by its opposition. Those who thrust...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...restraint of the powerful, and the last hope of the wretched. The whole history of the Christian religion j shows, that she is in far greater danger of being corrupted by the alliance of*^>ower than of being crushed by its opposition. Those who thrust temporal sovereignty upon her treat...
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Report of the American Home Missionary Society

American Home Missionary Society - Congregational churches - 1855
...it have increased at all its living force. There is not a little truth in the words of Macaulay : " The whole history of the Christian religion shows...their prototypes treated her Author. They bow the knee, and spit upon her ; they cry, hail ! and smite her on the cheek ; they put a scepter into her...
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