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" The day shall be when holy Troy shall fall And Priam, lord of spears, and Priam's folk." And on my asking him boldly (for I had been his tutor) what he meant by these words, he did not name Rome distinctly, but was evidently fearing for her, from this... "
The Histories of Polybius - Page 529
by Polybius, Friedrich Otto Hultsch - 1889
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Rome: Its Rise and Fall: A Text-book for High Schools and Colleges

Philip Van Ness Myers - Rome - 1900 - 554 pages
...unconsciously,— ' The day shall be when holy Troy shall fall . And Priam, lord of spears, and Priam's folk.' 9 And on my asking him boldly (for I had been his tutor)...from this sight of the mutability of human affairs." 10 The Carthaginian territory in Africa was made into a 8 Publius Cornelius Scipio ^imilianus, grandson...
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Rome, Its Rise and Fall: A Text-book for High Schools and Colleges

Philip Van Ness Myers - Rome - 1901 - 626 pages
...splendid. And unintentionally or purposely he quoted,—the words perhaps escaping him unconsciously,—. ' The day shall be when holy Troy shall fall And Priam,...from this sight of the mutability of human affairs." 10 The Carthaginian territory in Africa was made into a 8 Publius Cornelius Scipio ^imilianus, grandson...
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The story of Rome as Greeks and Romans tell it: an elementary source-book

George Willis Botsford, Lillie M. Shaw Botsford - History - 1903 - 328 pages
...Troy shall fall, And Priam, lord of spears, and Priam's folk." — iliad, VI. 448. And on my asking boldly — for I had been his tutor — what he meant...(When he had given the order for firing the town) he immediately turned round and grasped me by the hand Carthage a Roman Colony 125 and said, " Polybius,...
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The story of Rome as Greeks and Romans tell it: an elementary source-book

George Willis Botsford, Lillie M. Shaw Botsford - Rome - 1903 - 328 pages
...Troy shall fall, And Priam, lord of spears, and Priam's folk." — Iliad, VI. 448. And on my asking boldly — for I had been his tutor — what he meant...from this sight of the mutability of human affairs. Polybius xxxix. 5. and said, " Polybius, it is a grand thing, but, I know not how, I feel a terror...
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The Punic Wars: Rome, Carthage, and the Struggle for the Mediterranean

Nigel Bagnall - History - 2005 - 347 pages
...mighty empire of the Assyrians, Medes, Persians, and that of Macedonia likely so splendid. . . . Though he did not name Rome distinctly, but was evidently fearing for her, from the sight of the mutability of human affairs. Then grasping Polybius by the hand he added, 'Oh Polybius,...
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