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" Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye... "
The Ship-dwellers: A Story of a Happy Cruise - Page 135
by Albert Bigelow Paine - 1910 - 393 pages
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of ..., Volumes 32-33

1852
...Hill, stretches forth the band, and thus addresses this worldly-wise but spirituallyblinded people : " Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For, as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, To the unknown...
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Select Remains of the Rev. William Nevins: With a Memoir

William Nevins - 1836 - 398 pages
...When one is to be but his own companion, why will he make himself so very ill company to himself? " Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are," (more than ordinarily disposed to the reverence of that which is divine.) The finest exordium in ancient...
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Select Remains...with a Memoir

William Nevins - 1836
...When one is to be but his own companion, why will he make himself so very ill company to himself? " Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are," (more than ordinarily disposed to the reverence of that which is divine.) The finest exordium in ancient...
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The Gospels and Acts in English and Hindustha'ni'

1837
...either to tell , or to bear some new thing.) 22 f Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. 23 For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN...
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Dissertations

1837
...says he, жата navio, ní,1 ddadaipoviaityoï'ç v/jùç &еысп> ; in tin1 common version, " Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious," Acts 17: 22. The English expression is in my opinion much harsher than the Greek. As the word nowhere...
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The Biblical Analysis: Or, A Topical Arrangement of the Instructions of the ...

1837 - 311 pages
...evil. I the LORD do all these things. ACTS 17: 22. Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars-hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, "TO THE CNKNOWN...
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The Christian's Defensive Dictionary: Being an Alphabetical Refutation of ...

William Willcocks Sleigh - 1837 - 437 pages
...of close correspondency. XLI. Acts, xvii. 22. " Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars-hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious; for as I passed by and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN...
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Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Stuart Clark - 1999 - 827 pages
...Sprenger]. Mallnts maUßcantm, 334-50. 32 Superstition Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. (Acts, 17: 22) ... the similitude of superstition to religion males it the more deformed. (Francis...
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Religion

Grant Hess - 1998 - 9 pages
...inclusive of the 17th chapter of Acts, we read: "Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN...
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Against Coercion: Games Poets Play

Eleanor Cook - 1998 - 318 pages
...takes place in Athens, center of arts and learning, as Paris also was in Wordsworth's time. It opens: "Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious," Paul here preaching against the altar to the unknown God, and quoting Greek poetry. Wordsworth's "blessed...
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