Palatine Hill

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(păl´å`tīn)
prop. n.1.One of the "seven hills" of Rome, situated southeast of the Capitoline and north-northeast of the Aventine. It borders on the Roman Forum; is the traditional seat of the city founded by Romulus; was the seat of private and later of imperial residences; and contains many antiquities.
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draughty world you look out and over the shoulder from the height of warped floor boards in the old classroom where you grew up and later taught Latin to children amused at your off balance balancing act, on your small mound, your Palentine Hill.