Quotes Describing Cities

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Can you name the cities which these quotes were describing?

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'A barren Island with hardly a House upon it.'
'A living memory of the saddest period in my life...Five years of poverty in that Phaecian town.'
'Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting Light'
'Napoleon is a torrent which as yet we are unable to stem; ---- will be the sponge to suck him dry.'
'An indecipherable maze of ancient roadways winding around buildings, fountains, and crumbling ruins'
'And no matter what they did to build this city up again, for the rest of time, it'd be like no one even knew we was ever here.'
'Such is the city for whose sake these men nobly fought and died; they could not bear the thought that she might be taken from them.'
'Our industry is the envy of the Commonwealth! Our safety is the envy of the Capital Wastes! Our might is the envy of Ronto!'
'...to destroy the war output of Japan without doing more damage to civilians...I told them that there was one city they must not bomb without my permission.'
'...a city of aquatint. In her spacious and quiet streets men walked and spoke as they had done in Newman's day.'
QuoteCity/TownSource
'There are merchants from all nations in this city, but none so powerful as the Venetians, who...regulate all their affairs independently of the Emperor.'
'The Wrigley Building,----is/The Union Stockyard,----is/One town that won't let you down/It's my kind of town!'
'I don't care what people are saying Uptown or wherever they are. This city will be chocolate at the end of the day.'
'There is no line behind us which we can retreat...there will be no Dunkirk, there will be no Bataan.'
'No, Sir, when a man is tired of ---, he is tired of life,'
'...the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it!'
'I couldn't afford a place like this in a million years...unless, of course, I'm discovered and become a movie star.'
'I know of no town, no city, that has been besieged for 18 years that still lives with the vitality...and the determination of ----.'
'Along the ---- streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh. Six tumbrels carry the day's wine to La Guillotine.'
'Hammerdown is in effect. If you are receiving this transmission, you are in a hardened high-value structure.'

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Created Jul 7, 2010SourceReportNominate
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