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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 cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry

C. Gough - 1853
...a farce, this noted pickpocket furnished the prologue which contained the two following lines : — True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country, for our country's good. EPITAPH ON THE MARQUIS OF ANGLESEA'S LEG WHICH WAS SOLEMNLY INTERRED. Here lies the Earl of Uxbridge's...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature: And British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - English literature - 1858
...rather, widely known, light-fingered gentleman to whom is ascribed the wiUy couplet : *' True patriot* we! For be It understood, We left our country for our country's good." On the voyage oat Barrington gained the good-will of the officer» of the ship, by assisting so materially...
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Southern Lights and Shadows: Being Brief Notes of Three Years' Experience of ...

Frank Fowler - Australia - 1859 - 132 pages
...Barrington's prologue*. * The epigrammatic couplet (which of course the reader has never met before !), — " True patriots we, for be it understood We left our country for our country's good,"— formed part of the brilliant pickpocket's composition. Clergymen get up their sermons over the pipe...
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The Croakers

Joseph Rodman Drake, Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1860 - 191 pages
...well known, or rather widely known, light-fingered gentleman to whom is aseribed the witty couplet: "True patriots we! For be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." — Allibone. 1O1. In a letter from William Cobbett to Sir Francis Hurdett, 20th June, 1817, enclosing...
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Accepted addresses

George Augustus H.F. Sala - 1862
...the production of Mr. Barrington, was spoken, in which were to be found the appropriate lines : — " True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." The authorities on licensing the undertaking gave the manager to understand that the slightest infraction...
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Accepted Addresses

George Augustus Sala - 1862 - 307 pages
...Harrington, was spoken, in which were to be found the appropriate lines : — " True patriots ire, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." The authorities on licensing the undertaking gave the manager to understand that the slightest infraction...
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London Society, Volume 2; Volume 4

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1863
...in an enviable, solvent condition, have resided at Boulogne ; but this is hardly the common rule. ' True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good/ are lines not without some appropriateness for a considerable proportion of that two-thirds of the...
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Letters on the American Republic, Or, Common Fallacies and ..., Volume 4

Joshua Rhodes Balme - Freedmen - 1863 - 290 pages
...comedian Garrick proposed as the commencement of an address for the opening of a theatre at Botany Bay — "True patriots we, for be it understood We left our country for our country's good." What distinguished magi we have got in America. Is it not wonderful to contemplate such so-called farreaching...
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Epigrams, Ancient and Modern: Humorous, Witty, Satirical, Moral, and Panegyrical

John Booth - Epigrams - 1865 - 327 pages
...afterwards to be stage manager and High Sheriff at Botany Bay, and in a prologue to a play wrote : — True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. (M0) John Home, the divine and dramatic author, wrote, as most men know, the tragedy of Douglas, which...
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

John Booth (vicar of Stanford Bishop and Wacton) - 1865
...afterwards to be stage manager and High Sheriff at Botany Bay, and in a prologue to a play wrote : — True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. (*") John Home, the divine and dramatic author, wrote, as most men know, the tragedy of Douglas, which...
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