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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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Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.

Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.

by Robert Browning Found in: Rome Quotes,
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I had rather be a dog and bay the moon
Than such a Roman.

I had rather be a dog and bay the moon
Than such a Roman.

by William Shakespeare 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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When I am at Rome, I fast on a Saturday: when I am at Milan I do
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When I am at Rome, I fast on a Saturday: when I am at Milan I do
not. Do the same. Follow the custom of the church where you
are.

by Saint Ambrose Found in: Rome Quotes,
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To Rome for everything.
[Sp., Y a Roma pro todo.]

To Rome for everything.
[Sp., Y a Roma pro todo.]

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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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When I am at Rome I fast as the Romans do; when I am at Milan I
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When I am at Rome I fast as the Romans do; when I am at Milan I
do not fast. So likewise you, whatever church you come to,
observe the custom of the place, if you would neither give
offence to others, nor take offence from them.

by Saint Ambrose Found in: Rome Quotes,
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