|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Corn grows where Troy stood.|
Jam seges est ubi Troja fuit.
|A field where Troy stood.|
Campos ubi Troja fuit.
Virgil.Book III. Line 11. Æneid.
|The model where old Troy did stand.|
Shakespeare.King Richard II., Act V. Scene 1. (The Queen to Richard.)
| Ive stood upon Achilles tomb,|
And heard Troy doubted; time will doubt of Rome.
Byron.Don Juan, Canto III.
|Troy, for ten long years, her foes withstood,|
And daily bleeding bore th expense of blood:
Now for thick streets it shows an empty space,
Or, only filld with tombs of her own perishd race,
Herself become the sepulchre of what she was.
Dryden.Pythagorean Phil. Ovids Met., Book XV.
|Where Athens, Rome, and Sparta stood,|
There is a moral desert now.
Shelley.Queen Mab, Stanza 2.
|We plow and reap where former ages rowd.|
Roscommon.Horaces Art of Poetry.
|Troy does still in Homers numbers live.|
Otway.Windsor Castle, Line 2.