sic transit gloria mundi
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“Sic transit gloria mundi” came last, and left an ineffaceable impression.Recollections of a Long Life|John Stoughton
St. Peters church now stands alone, embalmed as in amber, preaching the sobering lesson, Sic transit gloria mundi.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
I can recall no spot of which so poignantly and so pregnantly may be said, "Sic transit gloria mundi."A Leisurely Tour in England|James John Hissey
Sic transit gloria mundi, if based on mere ostentation and vain pride.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
"Sic transit gloria mundi" might have been written on its tomb.The Hansa Towns|Helen Zimmern
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Cultural definitions for sic transit gloria mundi
Latin for “Thus passes away the glory of the world”; worldly things do not last.
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Nothing on earth is permanent, as in His first three novels were bestsellers and now he can't even find an agent—sic transit gloria mundi. This expression, Latin for “Thus passes the glory of the world,” has been used in English since about 1600, and is familiar enough so that it is sometimes abbreviated to sic transit.