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  • By admitting possible revision in the post-exilic age (pp. 226, 3 6 9, 375 seq.), the conservative theory recalls the old legend that Ezra rewrote the Old Testament (2 Esd.
  • He continued, and considerably rewrote the History of the Indian Mutiny (6 vols., 1878-1880), which was begun but left unfinished by Sir John Kaye.
  • According to the apocryphal fourth book of Ezra (or 2 Esdras xiv.) he restored the law which had been lost, and rewrote all the sacred records (which had been destroyed) in addition to no fewer than seventy apocryphal works.
  • Followed thereon an independent philsophical Treatise on the Existence of God, wherein Fenelon rewrote Descartes in the spirit of St Augustine.
  • He then rewrote his treatise in four books, making himself, Varro and Atticus the speakers.
 

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