Winston Churchill quote about Roman Empire from A History of the English-Speaking Peoples - Like other systems in decay, the Roman Empire continued to function for several generations after its vitality was sapped. For nearly a hundred years our Island was one of the scenes of conflict between a dying civilisation and lusty, famishing bar- barism.
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Like other systems in decay, the Roman Empire continued to function for several generations after its vitality was sapped. For nearly a hundred years our Island was one of the scenes of conflict between a dying civilisation and lusty, famishing bar- barism.
 Winston Churchill, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples (1956). copy citation

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