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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Rome
 
All roads lead to Rome.  Italian.  1
Every road leads to Rome.  French, Spanish.  2
He who would live at Rome must not quarrel with the pope.  French.  3
I found Rome brick, I left it marble.  Augustus Cæsar.  4
I had rather be the first man in a village than the second man in Rome.  Cæsar.  5
It is folly to live in Rome and quarrel with the pope.  John Russel.  6
Rome was not built in a day.  7
The nearer to Rome the worse Christian.  Dutch.  8
There are many roads to Rome.  Italian.  9
When you are at Rome do as Rome does.  10
Where the pope is Rome is.  Italian.  11
Ye drive a snail to Rome.  12
 
 
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