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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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Prize essay for the 'Institute medal' of the Royal institute of British ...

Edward Lance Tarbuck - 1855 - 94 pages
...stone, bidding fair to outlive the city around it, and to realize the prediction of the poet : — " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When...Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls — the world." The other amphitheatres and theatres in Roine are thrown into the shade by the Coliseum. The theatre...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 104

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1855
...curious prophecy recorded by the venerable Bade, as repeated by the Anglo-Saxon pilgrims of his day : While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; 'When...Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls — the world ! Standing under the black shadows, cutting the ground with almost palpable lines, how clear and bright...
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Travels in Europe and the East: A Year in England, Scotland, Ireland...

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - Europe - 1855 - 456 pages
...Anglo-Saxon pilgrims recorded by the venerable Bede was not fulfilled: "While stands the Coliseum, Home shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls, the world!" Home and her Coliseum have fallen, but their fall is the rising again of the world. And when we have...
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Summer Vacation Abroad: Or, Notes of a Visit to England, Scotland, Ireland ...

Ferdinand De Wilton Ward - Europe - 1856 - 340 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 - 660 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 - 360 pages
...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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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: With Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1857 - 626 pages
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Travels in the Two Hemispheres

Egypt - 1858 - 596 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 Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1858 - 424 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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