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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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The Southern Review, Volumes 12-13

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - 1873
...duration of the world by the duration of the Roman Empire, then apparently crumbling at its base: . When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall ! And when Rome falls — the world. 10 14:6 Armageddon. [January, When the Roman Empire was tottering to its fall under the assaults of...
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The Percy Family: The Baltic to Vesuvius

Daniel Clarke Eddy - Europe - 1868 - 256 pages
...reading yesterday said." " Well, if you can quote it, do so, bub." " I will if you will be quiet : ' While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, the world.' " " Bravo ! ". cried Minnie, clapping her hands. Tliey were now in the centre, and Mr. Percy called...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 828 pages
...TAerevtzs their Dacian mother, — he, their sire, Butcher'd to make a Roman holiday. Canto iv. St. 141. " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Coliseum, Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, — the World."1 Canto iv. St. 145. Scion of chiefs and monarchs, where art thou ? Fond hope of many nations,...
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Edith Sydney. A Tale

Frances Mary Oxenham - 1868 - 381 pages
...meekly than such persons generally do ; but she was sincerely attached to her mistress. CHAPTER V. While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall ; And when Ro> le falls, the world. Childe Harold. FOE modern Rome Edith cared very little ; for Home ecclesiastical,...
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Treasury of choice quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 474 pages
...was their Dacian mother — he, their sire, Butchered to make a Roman holiday. Canto iv. Stan2a 14i. While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, the world.* Canto iv. Stama 145. * The exclamation of the pilgrims in the eighth century, as recorded by the Venerable...
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The Improvisatore

Hans Christian Andersen - 1869 - 364 pages
...thousand captive Jews labored at its erection. The ruins are now used for Christian worship. " Whilst stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls...Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls — the world." — BYRON. Author's Note. herds of tigers and hyenas; they sped close past the spot where I lay; I...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Original Editions, with ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Fore-edge painting - 1870 - 720 pages
...this magic circle raise the dead : Heroes have trod this spot — 'tis on their dust ye tread. CXLV. # From our own land Thus spake the pilgrims o'er this mighty wal] In Saxon times, which we are wont to...
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Appleton's European guide book illustrated, Part 2

Appleton D. and co - 1870 - 27 pages
...and is well expressed in the quotation made use of by Byron : — "While stands the Coliseum, Home shall stand ; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls, the world." It is, by common consent, the grandest ruin of old Rome. The cause of its dilapidation cannot be better...
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The martyrs of the Coliseum; or, Historical records of the ... amphitheatre ...

Rev. A. J. O'Reilly - Christian martyrs - 1871 - 432 pages
...penned, than the sublime prophecy uttered by Venerable Bede towards the end of the seventh century — " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Coliseum, Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, the world shall fall." Some doubt is expressed by modern historians as to the precise time when the immense fabric...
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Temples, Tombs, and Monuments of Ancient Greece and Rome ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Architecture, Greek - 1871 - 330 pages
...Colyseus, stabit et Roma ; quando cadet Colyseus, cadet Roma ; quando cadet Roma, cadet et mundus." " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ; When...Rome shall fall ; And when Rome falls, the world. From our own land Thus speak the pilgrims o'er the mighty wall In Saxon times." Architecturally, the...
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