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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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...at New Soath Wales, Jan. 16, 1796." (Harrington's " New South Wales," p. 152.) True patriots all ; for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. * Nichol's Autographs in the British Museum, t Jacob Bobart was a son of the celebrated botanist of...
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The History of Australian Discovery and Colonisation, Part 1

Samuel Bennett - Australia - 1865 - 661 pages
...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 : No private views disgrac'd our generous zeal, What urg'd our travels, was our country's weal ; And...
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The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve, Volume 2

Isaac Jack Reeve - 1866
...keep away from home — and do 'em." TRANSPORTED CONVICTS. BY RAREIKGTON, THE CELERRATED PICKPOCKET. TRUE patriots we : for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. ON INCLOSUEES. 'Tis bad enough in man or woman To steal a goose from off a common ; But surely he's...
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Literature in New South Wales

George Burnett Barton - Australian literature - 1866 - 197 pages
...of The Revenge was brought out. This prologue contains two lines which are frequently quoted:— " True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." They deserve a place in Booth's collection of Epigrams, Ancient and Modern. 1825.—FIRST FBUITS OF...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1867
..." From distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas we come, Though not with much éclat 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 you...
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Australie: Voyage autour du monde

Ludovic marquis de Beauvoir - Australia - 1869 - 363 pages
..., o'er wide spread seas vie corne Though no t uilli much celat or beat of drum ; True patriots ail, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good : No private views disgraced our generous zeal, Whaturged our travels, was our country's xveal ; And...
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Treasury of choice quotations

1869
...Play-house at New South Wales, Jan. 16, 1796.' (Barrington's 'New South Wales,' p. 152.) True patriots all ; for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. * Nichol's Autographs in the British Museum. t Jacob Bobart was a son of the celebrated botanist of...
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Curious Facts of Old Colonial Days

James Bonwick - Australia - 1870 - 352 pages
...climes, o'er wide-spread seas, we come, But not with much eclat, or beat of drum. True patriots all ; 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 ; And none...
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New Outlook, Volume 104

Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton - 1913
...of the most noted of the convicts, George Harrington, author of the lines — " True patriots all, for, be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." But England's worst criminals were not sent to Botany Bay — they were hanged at home ; and at the...
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Old Tales of a Young Country

Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke - Australia - 1871 - 210 pages
...the first dramatic performance given in the colony, and which from the neatness of the couplet— " True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good"— has been often quoted. There is more reason, however, to suppose that some officer of literary ability...
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