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 Rome was not Built in a Day.Romeo (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rome’s best Wealth is Patriotism.
 
So said Mettius Curtius, when he jumped into the chasm which the soothsayers gave out would never close till Rome threw therein “its best wealth.”   1
 


 Rome was not Built in a Day.Romeo (A). 

 
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