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" ... earth, the terror of kings; illustrated by the footsteps of so many triumphs, enriched with the spoils and tributes of so many nations. This spectacle of the world, how is it fallen ! how changed ! how defaced ! the path of victory is obliterated... "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 396
by Edward Gibbon - 1806
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 5

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - Atheism - 1794
...spectacle of -;',', * X j '.--the * Robertfon. " the world, how is it fallen, how changed, " how defaced ! Cast your eyes on the Palatine " Hill, and seek among the shapeless and cnor" mous fragments, the marble theatre, the " obelisks, the colossal statues, the porticos of " Nero's...
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Travels After the Peace of Amiens: Through Parts of France ..., Volume 3

John Gustavus Lemaistre - Europe - 1806
...changed! how defaced! The ' path of Victory is obliterated by vines ; and ' the benches of senators are concealed by a ' dunghill. Cast your eyes on the...Palatine ' Hill, and seek, among the shapeless and enor' mous fragments, the marble theatre, the obe' lisks, the colossal statues, the porticos of Ne*...
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Philadelphia Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1828
...victor, has entirely disappeared, and Rome herself, how is she fallen! how changed! how defaced! " Cast your eyes on the Palatine hill, and seek among the shapeless and enormous fragments, for the marble theatre, the colossal statues, the porticoes of Nero's palace, the public and private...
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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 12

1832
...obliterated by vines, and the benches of the senators are concealed by a dunghill. Cast your eyes on tbe Palatine hill, and seek among the shapeless and enormous...marble theatre, the obelisks, the colossal statues, the porticos of Nero's palace; survey the other hills of the city, the vacant space is interrupted only...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 10

Periodicals - 1837
...that commanding spot the wide and various prospect of desolation : " Cast your eyes on the Palatine, and seek among the shapeless and enormous fragments,...colossal statues, the porticoes of Nero's palace. The public and private ediBces that were founded for eternity, lie prostrate, naked, ,and broken, like...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1837
...that commanding spot ч the wide and various prospect of desolation : "Cast your eyes on the Palatine, and seek among the shapeless and enormous fragments,...colossal statues, the porticoes of Nero's palace. The public and private edifices that were founded for eternity, lie prostrate, naked, .and broken,...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...changed! how defaced! The path of victory is obliterated by vines, and the benches of the senators are concealed by a dunghill. Cast your eyes on the...space is interrupted only by ruins and gardens. The public and private edifices, that were founded for eternity, lie prostrate, naked, and broken, THE...
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The Vicissitudes of the Eternal City: Or, Ancient Rome : with Notes ...

James Whiteside - Rome - 1849 - 349 pages
...changed I how defaced ! the path of victory is obliterated by vines, and the benches of the senators are concealed by a dunghill. Cast your eyes on the Palatine Hill, and seek, among the shapeless and ernormous fragments, the marble theatre, the obelisks, the colossal statues, the porticoes of Nero's...
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The History of the Papal States: From Their Origin to the Present Day, Volume 3

John Miley - Papal States - 1850
...shapeless and enormous fragments the marble theatre, the obelisks, the colossal statues, the porticos of Nero's palace : survey the other hills of the city,...enact their laws, and elect their magistrates, is now enclosed for the cultivation of pot-herbs, or thrown open for the reception of swine and buffaloes....
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The History of the Papal States: From Their Origin to the Present Day, Volume 3

John Miley - Papal States - 1850
...aspect remained the same. He might still have repeated the same words in pointing to the same scene. " Cast your eyes on the Palatine Hill, and seek among...marble theatre, the obelisks, the colossal statues, the porticos of Nero's palace : survey the other hills of the city, the vacant space is interrupted only...
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