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" While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; 'When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; 'And when Rome falls — the World. "
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 620
edited by - 1925
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The Works of Lord Byron: Including the Suppressed Poems ; Also a Sketch of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1855 - 764 pages
...magic circle raise the dead : lerocs have trod this spot — Ч is on their dust ye tread. ^ CXLV. " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; " When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall ; And \vhcn Rome falls — the world." From our own lanj Thus spake the pilgrims o'er this mighty wall In...
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Summer Vacation Abroad: Or, Notes of a Visit to England, Scotland, Ireland ...

Ferdinand De Wilton Ward - Europe - 1856 - 287 pages
...remain unto all coming ages, a mighty witness to the Truth, of which it is itself a fitting emblem, " While stands the Coliseum Rome shall stand ; When...Rome shall fall, And when Rome falls, the world." .• A cross now stands in the center of the arena, and from a rude pulpit underneath, a monk preaches...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...play, There was their Dacian mother — he, their sire, Butchered to make a Roman holiday. Stanza 145. While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, the world.* Stanza 177. O that the desert were my dwelling-place, With one fair spirit for my minister, That I...
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Souvenirs of Travel, Volume 2

Octavia Walton Le Vert - Europe - 1857
...Maecenas. The walls of eome of the chambers still retain their stucco, and are exquisitely painted. " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Rome shall fall : And when Rome falls, the world." This prediction, made by the Anglo-Saxon pilgrims in the eighth century, has proved but the coinage...
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Travels in the Two Hemispheres

Egypt - 1858 - 576 pages
...erection, by " the venerable Bede," who records the famous prophecy of the Anglo-Saxon pilgrims : " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Coliseum, Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, the world I" The ruins that remain are of the grandest description, although it is ageeed, by those whose authority...
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English Language in Its Elements and Forms: with a History of Its Origin and ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1858 - 381 pages
...who died on that mountain. They'll weep for the maiden who sleeps in this wave. — Lallah Rookh, 25. While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When...Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls — the world 1 — BYBON. 23. Hear me, my mother Earth I Behold it, Heaven 1 Hope* sapp'd, name blighted, life's...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 329 pages
...magic cirele raise the dead : Heroes have trod this spot — -'tis on their dust ye tread. CXLV. " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; " When...shall fall ; " And when Rome falls — the World." From our own land Thus spake the pilgrims o'er this mighty wall In Saxon times, which we are wont to...
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Europa: Or, Scenes and Society in England, France, Italy, and Switzerland

Daniel Clarke Eddy - Europe - 1859 - 510 pages
...As you enter it, and stand amid its broken ruins, the oft-repeated prophecy will be remembered,— " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, the world." This vast pile, in its decaying grandeur, is an illustration of the present condition of Rome ; and...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 827 pages
...circle raise the dead : Heroes bave trod this spot — 'tis on their dust ye tread. CXLV. •• Wbue tions will not be unwelcome; and th« traveller xvill l>e struck with the beauty of the pro ; - Ami when Rome falls — the World." From our own land Thin sjiake the pilgrims o'er this mighty...
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Eastern Monachism: an Account of the Origin, Laws, Discipline, Sacred ...

Robert Spence Hardy - Buddha (The concept) - 1860 - 443 pages
...are living in other countries where Budhism is professed. The ancient Romans said of their city, " While stands the Coliseum Rome shall stand, When falls...Rome shall fall, And when Rome falls, the world." And the Budhists of other lands have a similar supposition relative to the Budhism of Ceylon. They...
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