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"Our goal is to modernize it but retain the historical flavor."
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'Honestly, I think I may have cleaned it a little too well.'
Tags:michelangelo, sistine chapel, adam, god, chapels, religious art, rome, artist, artists, famous artwork, famous artworks, biblical painting, biblical paintings, cleaner, cleaners, cleaning, bill, bills, paint by numbers, fraud, frauds, renaissance, painter, painters, painting, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"Would you say this is a must-win?"
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Make Rome Great Again
Tags:rome, ancient, rome, roman ruler, roman rulers, roman, romans, caesar, caesars, paul ryan, trump, donald trump, president donald trump, president trump, us presidential election 2016, 2016 election, 2016 elections, 2016 presidential election, election, elections, election coverage, presidential race, make america great again, maga, backstab, backstabbing
'Here. Who's going to believe Nero played bongos while Rome burned?'
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The Capital Sisters - Dory, Cory, and Io
"Truly a magnificent emperor! While Rome burns, Nero plays an instrument that hasn't been invented yet."
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A baseball game is played in an ancient Roman arena; the emperor gives a thumbs-down signal, declaring a player to be out of the game
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"Did you know that 'decimate' means kill just one out of every ten?"
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"If San Francisco was the Rome of the sixties, Vermont was the Athens."
"Surely, as the world's only superpower, we're entitled to a little mischief now and then."
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"Say what you will - I think it's in very bad taste!
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Romulus (left) and Remus
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"Don't worry, the lions do all the work."
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" 'Sack Rome!' That's your answer to everything!"
A lion walks into a Colosseum arena where a dish of food is waiting.
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Rome Welcomes Lunatic Drivers!
"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori!" "He makes a strong case for baked ham, Olivia."
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'Five minutes everybody.'
'What Caesar doesn't understand is that all politics is local!'
'What do you mean we can't finish on time? Do you want history to say that Rome wasn't built in a day?'
"You just carpe, carpe, carpe."
"My Facebook page has only one like, but it is from the Emperor."
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"It's something new I'm trying out. Death by chocolate."
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