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City of Palaces (The)


Agrippa, in the reign of Augustus, converted Rome from “a city of brick huts to one of marble palaces.” (Cf. Suetonius.)

Calcutta is called the “City of Palaces.” Modern Paris well deserves the compliment of being so called.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Citadel (A)
Citizen King (The)
City (A)
City College (The)
City of Bells (The)
City of David (The)
City of Destruction (The)
City of God (The)
City of Lanterns (The)
City of Palaces (The)
City of Refuge (The)
City of St. Michael (The)
City of Saints
City of the Great King (The)—i.e
City of the Seven Hills (The)
City of the Sun (The)
City of the Violet Crown
Civic Crown
Civil List
Civil Magistrate (A)

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City of Palaces