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" While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; 'When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; 'And when Rome falls — the World. "
Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 620
edited by - 1925
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Melville: The Making of the Poet

Hershel Parker - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 250 pages
...Crystal Palace. He concluded with a quotation from Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage that everyone knew: "While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; /When...Rome shall fall; /And when Rome falls, the world." The statuary and architecture of Rome would outlast the institutions, inventions, and buildings of...
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Poems 2

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Literary Collections - 2007 - 474 pages
...for which this tale is told : A horse can trot, for all he 's old. AN APPEAL FOR "THE OLD SOUTH" " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall." FULL sevenscore years our city's pride — The comely Southern spire — Has cast its shadow, and defied...
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Essays on Catholic Life

Thomas O'Hagan - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 168 pages
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