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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 Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...last restraint of the powerful and the last hope of the iwretched. 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 " Hail !" and smite her on the cheek; they put a sceptre in her...
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Kings of society; or, Leaders of social, intellectual, and religious progress

William Anderson (D.D.) - Christian biography - 1866
...alone bringeth forth much fruit." " The whole history of Christianity," says Macaulay, " shows that it is in far greater danger of being corrupted by the...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 in her hand,...
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Tinsley's Magazine, Volume 23

English fiction - 1878
...restraint of the powerful, and the last hope of the wretched. The whole history of the Catholic Church shows that she is in far greater danger of being corrupted...sovereignty upon her treat her as their prototypes treated the Author of Christianity. They bow the knee, and spit upon her ; they cry Hail ! and smite her on...
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Tinsley's Magazine, Volume 23

English fiction - 1878
...restraint of the powerful, and the last hope of the wretched. The whole history of the Catholic Church shows that she is in far greater danger of being corrupted...sovereignty upon her treat her as their prototypes treated the Author of Christianity. They bow the knee, and spit upon her ; they cry Hail ! and smite her on...
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Sermons

Newman Hall - Congregational churches - 1868 - 309 pages
...as expressed in classic words, well known, but so beautiful as to bear repetition, " shows that it is in far greater danger of being corrupted by the alliance of power than crushed by its opposition. The ark of God was never taken till it was surrounded by the arms of earthly...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1871
...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 " Hail !" and smite her on the cheek; they put a sceptre in her...
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The biblical museum, Volume 3

James Comper Gray - Bible - 1872 - 384 pages
...of the wretched. The whole history of Christianity shows that she is in far greater danger of heing corrupted by the alliance of power, than of being...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 in her...
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Lectures and Sermons

William Morley Punshon - Sermons, English - 1873 - 378 pages
...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 corrupted...by the alliance of power, than of being crushed by 64 its opposition. Those who thrust temporal sovereignty upon her, treat her as their prototypes treated...
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Reviews and essays from 'The Edinburgh'.

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1874
...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!" and smite her on the cheek; they put a sceptre in her hand,...
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Essays, reprinted from the Edinburgh review

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1874
...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 ! and smite her on the cheek ; they put a sceptre into her...
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