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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Seven Wonders of the World.
 
(i) Of Antiquity.   1
       
The Pyramids first, which in Egypt were laid;
Then Babylon’s Gardens for Am’ytis made;
Third, Mauso’lus’s Tomb of affection and guilt;
Fourth, the Temple of Dian, in Ephesus built;
Fifth, Colossos of Rhodes, cast in brass, to the sun,
Sixth, Jupiter’s Statue, by Phidias done;
The Pharos of Egypt, last wonder of old,
Or the Palace of Cyrus, cemented with gola.
       
E. C. B.
   (ii) Of the Middle Ages.   2
   (1) The Colise’um of Rome.   3
   (2) The Catacombs of Alexandria.   4
   (3) The Great Wall of China.   5
   (4) Stonehenge.   6
   (5) The Leaning Tower of Pisa.   7
   (6) The Porcelain Tower of Nankin.   8
   (7) The Mosque of St. Sophia at Constantinople.   9
 


 Seven Wise Masters.Seven Years’ Lease. 

 
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