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" While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; 'When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; 'And when Rome falls — the World. "
Scribner's Monthly: An Illustrated Magazine for the People - Page 620
1925
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Exiled Royalties : Melville and the Life We Imagine: Melville and the Life ...

Department of English Washington University Robert Milder Professor, St Louis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 310 pages
...relocated the ideal inwardly. By closing his lecture with Byron's lines from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage — "'While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; / When...Rome shall fall; / And when Rome falls, the world'" (P 7^409; Childe Harold's Pilgrimage IV, 1297-99) — he invoked a monument at once synonymous with...
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Painting Life: The Art of Pieter Bruegel, the Elder

Robert L. Bonn - Art - 2006 - 204 pages
...its significance in the following words (subsequently translated by the English poet, Lord Byron): While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand When falls...Rome shall fall And when Rome falls — the world. In short, the Coliseum is a structure that has for centuries embodied the soul of a city that still...
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Melville: The Making of the Poet

Hershel Parker - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 238 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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