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O Rome! my country! city of the soul!

O Rome! my country! city of the soul!

by George Gordon Noel Byron Found in: Rome Quotes,
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What Roman power slowly built, an unarmed traitor instantly
overthrew.
[Lat., Quod tantis Romana manus contexuit annis
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What Roman power slowly built, an unarmed traitor instantly
overthrew.
[Lat., Quod tantis Romana manus contexuit annis
Proditur unus iners angusto tempore vertit.]

by Claudian (claudianus) Found in: Rome Quotes,
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In tears I tossed my coin from Trevi's edge.
A coin unsordid as a bond of love--
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In tears I tossed my coin from Trevi's edge.
A coin unsordid as a bond of love--
And, with the instinct of the homing dove,
I gave to Rome my rendezvous and pledge.
And when imperious Death
Has quenched my flame of breath,
Oh, let me join the faithful shades that throng that fount above.

by Robert Underwood Johnson Found in: Rome Quotes,
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Now conquering Rome doth conquered Rome inter,
And she the vanquished is, and vanquisher.
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Now conquering Rome doth conquered Rome inter,
And she the vanquished is, and vanquisher.
To show us where she stood there rests alone
Tiber; and that too hastens to be gone.
Learn, hence what fortune can. Towns glide away;
And rivers, which are still in motion, stay.

by Joachim Du Bellay Found in: Rome Quotes,
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When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall;
And when Rome falls--the World.

When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall;
And when Rome falls--the World.

by George Gordon Noel Byron Found in: Rome Quotes,
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Rome was not built in a day.

Rome was not built in a day.

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You cheer my heart, who build as if Rome would be eternal.

You cheer my heart, who build as if Rome would be eternal.

by Augustus Caesar Found in: Rome Quotes,
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Rome, Rome, thou art no more
As thou hast been!
On thy seven hills of yore
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Rome, Rome, thou art no more
As thou hast been!
On thy seven hills of yore
Thou sat'st a queen.

by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans Found in: Rome Quotes,
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If you are at Rome live in the Roman style; if you are elsewhere
live as they live elsewhere.
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If you are at Rome live in the Roman style; if you are elsewhere
live as they live elsewhere.
[Lat., Si fueris Romae, Romano vivito more;
Si fueris alibi, vivito sicut ibi.]

by Saint Ambrose Found in: Rome Quotes,
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