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" There were some who, even from a fear of death, prayed to die. Many paid their adorations to the gods ; but the greater number were of opinion that the gods no longer existed, and that this night was the final and eternal period of the world. There were... "
The Lairds of Fife ... - Page 163
1828
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The Letters of Pliny the Younger: With Observations on Each Letter ..., Volume 2

Pliny (the Younger.), John Boyle Earl of Orrery - 1751
...relations, There were fome, who even from a fear of death, prayed to die, Many payed their adorations to the Gods •, but the greater number were of opinion, that the Gods no longer exifted, and that this night was the final and eternal period of the world. There yrere others, who...
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Travels through Italy

John Northall - Art - 1766 - 476 pages
...room, yhen all light is excluded. Great \yere the fhrieks of die people ; many paid their adorations to the gods ; but the greater number were of opinion that the gods no longer exifted, and that this night was the eternal period of the world. A little gleam of light then appeared....
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Mount Vesuvius

James Logan Lobley - 1868
...relations. There were some who, even from a fear of death, prayed to die. Many paid their adorations to the gods ; but the greater number were of opinion...night was the final and eternal period of the world. There were others who magnified the real dangers by imaginary and false terrors. Some affirmed that...
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