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Quote: 'Under the auspices of His Majesty, Architecture will be restored to is ancient glory and importance, and London and Westminster made worthy to be compared to Athens in the time of Pericles and Rome in the time of Augustus.' One of Prince Charles' surviving architectural champions taking a premature view of his ascent to the throne? No; a reference to George IV . . . by Sir John Soane.