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sic transit gloria mundi

Literally, "thus passes the glory of the world," from Latin. Used figuratively to express regretful recognition that something has or is about to end, as all things eventually do. I can't believe the university is closing down—it's nearly as old as the country! Well, sic transit gloria mundi, as the saying goes.
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sic transit gloria mundi

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.
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But what on earth brought Gloria Grahame from palm-fringed Sunset Boulevard to the no-nonsense reality of Liverpool; from the gold-paved Rodeo Drive to Penny Lane, the heartbeat of the Beatles' music?
As engaging and affable in person as she is on Loose Women, it comes as no surprise that Gloria has been something of a trailblazer in the media, as the first female to land her own nightly programme on Ulster Television and the first woman to nab a daytime show on BBC Radio 2.
A combination of talent, hard work, good connections, lucky breaks and a doting husband allows Gloria to realize all her dreams: professional success, a family, financial stability and a measure of happiness.
Gloria Hotels and Resorts currently operates seven properties in total across the GCC.
Perez said her caretakers first noticed Gloria, named after the former President who is barely 5 feet in height, in her ponds early last year.
Our new initiative to highlight our Mice facilities will help us achieve our goal on positioning Gloria Hotels and Resorts as a leader in Mice tourism sector.
Plot-wise, the big breakthrough comes when Gloria identifies the Latin pop crossover sound she wants, leading to song after familiar song from the Estefan canon, mounted in full production numbers and backed up by a robust singing-and-dancing chorus.
Gloria Hotels and Resorts, a Dubai-based hospitality chain established in 2010, has one of the largest and unique inventory of over 2,000 rooms in the emirate.
If anything, Gloria was likely to be low in estrogen.
Gloria and Jay were stuck up in their room while everyone else was downstairs.
Que hizo para poder tener los derechos sobre la vida de Gloria Trevi y Sergio Andrade?
Gloria, Natalia y Jeronimo: Estas son las mananitas, que cantaba el Rey David a los muchachos bonitos te las cantamos a ti, despierta mi bien despierta mira que ya amanecio, y los pajarillos cantan y la luna ya se metio.
MOST transplanted kidneys last their new owners for eight years - but Gloria Owens' is still going strong after a whopping 32 years.
GLORIA Gibson says she fell in love with Huddersfield after bringing her student daughter to look around the town's university.
Gloria Davies, 69, from Buckley, has retired after working for the Wrexham-based family firm Gerrards for 41 years.