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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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Treasury of nature, science, and art, ed. by W. Anderson

Treasury - 1853
...in this magic circle raise the dead : Heroes have trod this spot— 'tis on their dust ye tread. 1 While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand : When...Rome 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 were wont...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 18

1853 - 420 pages
...They identified its duration with that of time itself. They said, " While stands the Coliseum, Home shall stand ; when falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall ; and when Rome falls, — the world." But the wind and the lightning and the rain have made havoc with oo its walls ; while man, a worse...
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A Tennessean Abroad: Or, Letters from Europe, Africa, and Asia

Randal William McGavock - Europe - 1854 - 398 pages
...Coliseum, and other ancient remains—Drive on the Appian Way—excursions in the neighborhood of Rome. "While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When...Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls, the world." BEFORE entering into the precincts of the " city of the dead," about which so many learned disquisitions...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1126 pages
...magic circle raise the dead : Heroes have trod this spot — 'tis ou their dust yĞ tread. , CXLV. " or ease — to hate. It is as if the dead could feel...steal, And shudder, as the reptiles creep To revel 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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A Tennessean Abroad: Or, Letters from Europe, Africa, and Asia

Randal William McGavock - Europe - 1854 - 398 pages
...Coliseum, and other ancient remains—Drive on the Appian Way—Excursions in the neighborhood of Rome. " "While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When...Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls, the world." BEFORE entering into the precincts of the " city of the dead," about which so many learned disquisitions...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1148 pages
...magic circle raise the dead : lerocs have trod this spot — 'tis on their dust yt tread. CXLV. " Wbile ry. Fare thee well ! I ne'er shall see thee more....love and wonder was for thee, then take My latest lo From out own land Thus spake the pilgrims o'er this mighty wall In Saxon times, which we are wont to...
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Memories Over the Water: Or, Stray Thoughts on a Long Stroll

Henry Maney - Europe - 1854 - 354 pages
...the sight of the cold stars above ; the huge ruin around — all conspire to impress the mind that While stands the Coliseum Rome shall stand ! When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall I And when Rome falls — the world ! But what a tumult of thoughts come rushing on the mind as one...
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Prize essay for the 'Institute medal' of the Royal institute of British ...

Edward Lance Tarbuck - 1855
...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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