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" When the emperor Decius persecuted the Christians, seven noble youths of Ephesus concealed themselves in a spacious cavern in the side of an adjacent mountain ; where they were doomed to perish by the tyrant, who gave orders that the entrance should be... "
Curiosities of Literature - Page 146
by Isaac Disraeli - 1807
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...seven sleep- " r . ... ers. history, 1 am tempted to distingiush the memorable fable of the SEVEN SLEEPERS * ; whose imaginary date corresponds with...Theodosius, and the conquest of Africa by the Vandals f. When the emperor Decius persecuted the Christians, seven noble youths of Ephesus * The choice of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...insipid legends of ecclesiastical history, I am tempted to distinguish the memorable fable of the SEVEN SLEEPERS;" whose imaginary date corresponds with the...younger Theodosius, and the conquest of Africa by the Vandals.1 When the emperor Decius persecuted the Christians, seven noble youths of " The choice of...
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The Origin of Pagan Idolatry Ascertained from Historical Testimony ..., Volume 3

George Stanley Faber - 1816
...m. . QT BOOK v. 1 . One of the most ancient ecclesiastical romances, is that of the seven sleepers. When the emperor Decius persecuted the Christians, seven noble youths of Ephesus, we are told, concealed themselves in a spacious cavern in the side of an adjacent mountain ; where...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1820
.... i i- history, I am tempted to distmguish the memorable fable of the SEVEN SLEEPERS ;u whose imaginary date corresponds with the reign of...Decius persecuted the Christians, seven noble youths of " The choice of fabulous circumstances is of small importance; yet I have confined myself to the narrative...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1821
...ecclesiastical history, sleepers." I am tempted to distinguish the memorable fable of the SEVEN SLEEPEBS ;" whose imaginary date corresponds with the reign of...conquest of Africa by the Vandals." When the emperor " The choice of fabulous circumstances is of small importance ; yet I have confined myself to the narrative...
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The London Magazine, Volume 9

1824
...and white, as plain as a parcel of pea-rods.) Ah ! go on; <li in' t preach ! When the emperor Deans persecuted the Christians, seven noble youths of Ephesus concealed themselves in a spacious cavern in the side of an adjacent mountain ; where they were doomed to perish by the tyrant, who gave orders...
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Lambeth and the Vatican: Or, Anecdotes of the Church of Rome, of ..., Volume 1

1825
...distinguish the memorable fable of the SEVEW SLEEPERS, whose imaginary date corresponds with the reign of the the younger Theodosius, and the conquest of Africa...Ephesus concealed themselves in a spacious cavern, in the side of an adjacent mountain ; where they were doomed to perish by the tyrant, who gave orders...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1827
...ecclesiastical history, I ers. am tempted to distinguish the memorable fable of the SEVEN SLEEPERS u ; whose imaginary date corresponds with the reign of...Ephesus concealed themselves in a spacious cavern in the side of an adjacent mountain ; where they were doomed to perish by the tyrant, who gave orders...
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Demonologia; or, Natural knowledge revealed, by J.S.F.

J S. Forsyth - 1827 - 438 pages
...insipid legends of ecclesiastical history, I am tempted to distinguish the memorable fable of the Seven Sleepers, whose imaginary date corresponds with the...by the Vandals. When the emperor Decius persecuted th? Christians, seven noble youths of Ephesus concealed themselves in a spacious cavern on the side...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - 1831
...corresponds with the reign of the younger Theodosius, and the conquest of Africa by the Vandals.(44) When the emperor Decius persecuted the Christians,...Ephesus concealed themselves in a spacious cavern in the side of an adjacent mountain ; where they were doomed to perish by the tyrant, who gave orders...
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