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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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All Love shall sleep and we will tell of your bravest heart' SIC TRANSIT GLORIA.
There's a reason why he called the piece The Nameless: In this syncretic parade, each creature has half lost its identity; this riotous procession is perhaps that "bacchanalian revel in which no member is not drunk," which is what Hegel famously called "The True"--as long as one understands this "true" to also encompass the evanescent, SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MUNDI, reads the banner displayed by one of the revelers, a boy standing on the back of a tiger.
Sic transit - fel y dywedodd y tad wrth weld ei blant yn sl yn ei gar newydd.
At least they didn't opt for Sic Transit Gloria (Thus the Glory Fades).
Oh well, Sic Transit Gloria, but unfortunately in Lil's case it's mainly sic
The most effective of the paintings are She shall be called woman, with the mysterious figure of Eve emerging from shadowy mist and cloud swirling with hinted at birds and flowers, and Sic transit, a vanitas painting of the weapons of a once-glorious warrior piled up by his bier.
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Sic transit gloria mundi (Thus passeth earthly glory).
The first materials found by Bendorz and Mueller, whose superconducting transition temperatures around 30 K are 10 K higher than any previously known, are now called "low-temperature superconductors,' sic transit gloria mundi.
13 second--fleeting, but sic transit gloria mundi [so passes away the glory of the world].
Sic transit gloria mundi, as they used to say in Rome.