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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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Diary of an Idle Woman in Italy, Volume 2

Frances Minto Elliot - Italy - 1871
...prophecy recorded by the Venerable Bede, 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...
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The Southern Review, Volume 9, Issues 18-20

1871
...enthusiasts whom Disraeli's Theodora represents. The far-famed prophecy of the Pilgrim of the West, ' While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand ! When...Rome shall fall ! And when Rome falls — the world ! is certainly nothing more than a poetical dream. The mutually-acting changes in climate, in the flow...
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Archaeological Survey of India Reports, Volume 1

Archaeological Survey of India - Excavations (Archaeology) - 1871
...stabit et Roma quando cadit Colyseus cadit Roma" which the verse of Byron has rendered famous. — " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand, "When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall." This, indeed, is the oldest form of the Indian tradition that I have been able to trace. When the Muhammadan...
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Four Reports Made During the Years, 1862-63-64-65, Volume 1

Sir Alexander Cunningham - Excavations (Archaeology) - 1871 - 578 pages
...stabit et Roma quando cadit Colyseus cadit Roma," which the verse of Byron has rendered famous. — " While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand, "When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall." This, indeed, is the oldest form of the Indian tradition that I have been able to trace. When the Muhammadan...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 972 pages
...Heroes have trod this spot, — Ч is on their dust ye tread. "While stands the Coliseum, Romeshall ur whistle you 'd make ! "or only consider, how silly 't would Ъе, To sit there and 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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Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Volume 21

1900
...long as the pillar stood. Quamdiu itabit Colyseus stabit et Roma, quando cadit Colyseus cadit Roma — "While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand, When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall. " When Delhi first became the capital of a Mohammedan Empire (1206) the founder Kutb-ud-liin (the Pole-star...
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The Protectionist, Volume 31

Protectionism - 1920 - 770 pages
...the country is saved. If we lose in Massachusetts the State is dishonored and the Nation imperilled. "While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When...Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls — the world." MASSACHUSETTS THE BATTLE GROUND. By Hon. Calvin Coolidge, Governor of Massachusetts. The campaign of...
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Nineteenth Century and After, Volume 95

English periodicals - 1924 - 984 pages
...incessantly on the perils that are before this country ; and we are puzzled to know what he is referring to. When falls the Coliseum Rome shall fall, And when Rome falls — the World, wrote Byron. The Coliseum is in ruins, Rome has long since exchanged a temporal empire for a spiritual...
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The Book of Revelation: An Introduction and Commentary

Leon Morris - Religion - 1987 - 256 pages
...with many modern critics that John is concerned only to denounce contemporary Rome. Byron could say. When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls - the World. It is something like this that John has in mind. He is catching up all that the prophets have said...
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Roman Imperial Architecture

John Bryan Ward-Perkins - Architecture - 1994 - 532 pages
...majesty and enduring might of Rome. One recalls the words of the Venerable Bede, as translated by Byron: 'While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When...falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall: And when Rome taIls - the World.' For that very reason it is not an easy building to view dispassionately in its...
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