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" In the time of the poet it was crowned with the golden roofs of a temple; the temple is overthrown, the gold has been pillaged, the wheel of fortune has accomplished her revolution, and the sacred ground is again disfigured with thorns and brambles. The... "
A second Latin exercise book - Page 162
by John Barrow Allen - 1885 - 246 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1788
...the gold has been pillaged, the wheel of " fortune has accomplished her revolution, and " the facred ground is again disfigured with " thorns and brambles.- The hill of the Ca" pitol, on which we fit, was formerly the <c head of the Roman empire, the citadel of " the earth,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1789
...is again LXXI. ** disfigured with thorns and brambles. The hilt " of the Capitol, on which we fit, was formerly " the head of the Roman empire , the citadel of ". the earth, 'the terror of kings; illuftrated by <c the footfteps of fo many triumphs , enriched K with the fpoils and tributes of fo...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...is overthrown, the gold " has been pillaged, the wheel of fortune has accomplished " her revolution, and the sacred ground is again disfigured " with thorns..." which we sit, was formerly the head of the Roman em" pire, the citadel of the earth, the terror of kings ; illus- " trated by the footsteps of so...
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Travels After the Peace of Amiens: Through Parts of France ..., Volume 3

John Gustavus Lemaistre - Europe - 1806
...the ' wheel of Fortune has accomplished her revo' lution: and the sacred ground is again disfi' gured with thorns and brambles. The Hill * of the Capitol,...enriched * with the spoils and tributes of so many na' tions. This spectacle of the world, how it is 'fallen! how changed! how defaced! The ' path of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...is overthrown, the gold has " been pillaged, the wheel of fortune has accom" plished her revolution, and the sacred ground is *' again disfigured with...empire, the citadel of " the earth, the terror of kings j illustrated by the " footsteps of so many triumphs, enriched with the " spoils and tributes of so...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...gold " has been pillaged, the wheel of' fortune has " accompliftied her revolution, and the facred " ground is again disfigured with thorns and " brambles. The hill of the Capitol, on which " we fit, was formerly the head of the Roman " empire, the citadel of the earth, the terror of " kings ;...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...is overthrown, the "gold has been pillaged, the wheel of fortune has ac"complished her revolution, and the sacred ground is " again disfigured with thorns...of the Roman empire, the citadel of the earth, the ter" ror of kings ; illustrated by the footsteps of so many "triumphs, enriched with the spoils and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...temple is overthrown, the gold has been pillaged, the wheel of fortune has accomplished her revolution, and the sacred ground is again disfigured with thorns and brambles. The hill of the Capitol, on which in quarto, Milano, 1751. a free version by the author, which may be quoted with the same confidence...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1827
...temple is overthrown, the gold has been pillaged, the wheel of fortune has accomplished her revolution, and the sacred ground is again disfigured with thorns...the earth, the terror of kings ; illustrated by the * I have already (not. d and " on chap. Ixv.) mentioned the age, character, and writings of Poggius...
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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 12

1832
...temple is overthrown, the gold has been pillaged, the wheel of fortune has accomplished her revolution, and the sacred ground is again disfigured with thorns...enriched with the spoils and tributes of so many nations. The spectacle of the world how is it fallen ! how changed ! how defaced ! the path of victory is obliterated...
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