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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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A history of Enfield: the church history by G.H. Hodson and the general ...

Edward Ford (J.P.) - 1873
...Sidney in 1796, he composed the prologue, containing the well-known lines :— True patriots all!—for be it understood We left our country for our country's good ! the very proper interposition of Mr. Ford,* who issued his warrant against them, and on Sunday night Belcher...
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Autobiography of the Life and Times of the Rev. George Pegler

1875 - 515 pages
...single blessedness, could sing with the eccentric Barrington, who had been once in her situation, " True patriots we, for be it understood We left our country for our country's good." She was of Irish birth, and some years previously had been transported for crime to Botany Bay. On...
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Gleanings and Reminiscences

Frank Thorpe Porter - Crime - 1875 - 500 pages
...the performance of a play at Sydney by a company consisting exclusively of transported thieves — " True patriots we ! for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." At the time of Sargeant's arrival at Kilmainham, I had a very near relative who was a member of the...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Epigrams - 1875 - 695 pages
...climes o'er wide-spread seas we come, Though not with much eclat or bent of drum, True patriots all— for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. THOMAS MOORE. Bom 1779. Died 1852. jl REFLECTION AT SEA. See how beneath the moonbeam's smile Yon little...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 29

1876
...been hanged. His well-meant endeavour reminds one of the convicts' verses bound for Botany Bay : — True patriots we, for be it understood We left our country, for our country's good. The nation that had retained him, against his will, now began to suffer for its folly, by his habitual...
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English epigrams, selected and arranged, with intr., notes and notices of ...

English epigrams - 1878
...a snuff-box at a levee. The latter was the author of the wellknown lines, — True patriots all— for, be it understood, We left our country for our country's good — which formed part of an address delivered at the opening of the Sydney Theatre.] ON AN INN, WITH...
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Under the Southern Cross

Henry Cornish - Australia - 1879 - 369 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...
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The Dial, Volume 11

Francis Fisher Browne - American literature - 1891
...and as a pickpocket. No volume of familiar quotations would be complete without his couplet, — " True patriots we, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good.'* On the day that Barrington was transported, his relative, Dr. Shute Barrington, was advanced to the...
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Twenty Years' Recollections of an Irish Police Magistrate

Frank Thorpe Porter - Crime - 1880 - 410 pages
...the performance of a play at Sydney by a company consisting exclusively of transported thieves — " True patriots we ! for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." At the time of Sargeant's arrival at Kilmainbam, I had a very near relative who was a member of the...
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Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the ..., Volume 2

California. Constitutional Convention, California - California - 1878 - 1578 pages
...am for applying the same rule to all. We have many among us who may appropriately quote the poetry : True patriots we, For be it understood, We left our country For our country's good. Great as our inclinations may be to discriminate against these persons, we must recollect that they...
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