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" FROM distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas we come, Though not with much eclat, or beat of drum; True patriots all, for, be it understood, We left our country for our country's good... "
Reminiscences of Thirty Years' Residence in New South Wales and Victoria ... - Page 61
by Roger Therry - 1863 - 514 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 67

George Walter Prothero - 1841
...a class described by Barrington, the famous pickpocket, in a prologue spoken in New South Wales : ' True patriots we ; for, be it understood, We left our country for our country's good.'* Mr. Adams continues — ' Preserve, in all their purity, refine, if possible, from all their alloy,...
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A System of Intellectual Philosophy

Asa Mahan - Psychology - 1845 - 330 pages
...the above, was made by a celebrated convict at Botany Bay, in respect to himself and associates : " True patriots we, For, be it understood, We left our country For our country's good." Wit may not inappropriately be denominated shallow sense, being, in most instances, the antithesis...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...Harrington, the notorious pick-pocket, wrote the prologue ; which ended with these lines : True patrióle we ; for, be it understood, We left our country — for our country's good Ignorance— Willfulness. Tiie ignoran/— oppose without discrimination. Harvey, for asserting the...
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The John-donkey, Volume 1

Political satire - 1848
...people, and if they decree our banishment, why we can but say with the sublime poet of Botany Bay, " True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." (A voice. '• Vardict of the Jury — sarved 'em right !") call from a young gentleman in a rimless...
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...be entitled to say, with the celebrated George Barrington in his prologue at Botany Bay Theatre— " True patriots we, for be it understood We left our country for our country's good!" At 10 AM the Race Stand is once more empty, the Course as clear as the deserts of Ethiopia of everything...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1898
...iii. 120 ; iv. 245; xL 476.)—To what has Ijeen said concerning the author of the immortal lines, True patriots we, for be it understood We left our country for our country's good, both in ' N. <t Q.' and in the ' Dictionary of National Biography ' (vol. iii. pp. 288-9), may be added...
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Elements of Literature, Or, An Introduction to the Study of Rhetoric and ...

Eustace A. Ansley - Rhetoric - 1849 - 268 pages
...anitov apyowitu ovSe *otj ty&oif 'E aut'ou tfi rtoifiv, i>oj It, ye Srj toif ®toif." — Dem. Ex. — " True patriots we, — for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." "Henri IV. a bateau passait un jour le Loire, Le nautonnier robuste, homtne de cinquante ans, Avait...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1887
...might meet on 3t. Andrew's Day and appropriately " begin the entertainment " with the words, — All patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. EDITOR 'RuD DBAGON.' Cardiff. I cannot at the moment supply a reference, but have unquestionably seen...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1887
...meet on St. Andrew's Day and appropriately " begin the entertainment" with the words, — All patriote we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. EDITOR 'Ríe» DRAQON.' Cardiff. I cannot at the moment supply a reference, but have unquestionably...
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The History of Tasmania, Volume 2

John West - Aboriginal Tasmanians - 1852
...PROLOGUE. From distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas we come, Though not with much eclat, or beat of drum, True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country, for our country's good ; No private views disgraced our generous zeal, What urged our travels, was our country's weal. But,...
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