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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 Century of Australian Song

Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen - Australian poetry - 1888 - 583 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 disgraced our generous zeal, What urged our travels was our country's weal : And...
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Convict Life in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, Volumes 1-2

Charles White - Australia - 1889 - 691 pages
...representations attempted in the colony was given, and which contained the oft-quoted lines " True patriots all, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good." The following is the full text of that peculiar document : — From distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas...
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History of New South Wales from the Records, Volume 1

George Burnett Barton - Australia - 1889
...been spoken at a performance in Sydney, 16th January, 1796, including the lines — True patriots all, for be it understood, We left our country for our country's good, appeared in Barrington's History, edit. 1802 and 1810, pp. 151153 ; but not in the earlier "Barrington"...
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The Boy Travellers in Australasia: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey to ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - Adventure stories - 1889 - 538 pages
...distant lands, o'er wide-spread sens 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 Australian Edition of the Selected Works of Marcus Clarke, Together with ...

Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke - Australian literature - 1890 - 504 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...
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Peale's Popular Compendium of Useful Knowledge, Embracing Science, History ...

Richard S. Peale - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1890 - 536 pages
...refuge of a scoundrel. Johnson. Who dared to love their country and be poor. foft. True patriots all ; for be it understood We left our country for our country's good. Barrington. Oh, Heaven I he cried, my bleeding country save. Campbell. My country, 'tis of thee, Sweet...
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William Gammell, LL. D.: A Biographical Sketch, with Selections from His ...

William Gammell - United States - 1890 - 392 pages
...well have appropriated to themselves the lines of the bard of Botany Bay : — " True patriots all ; for be it understood We left our country for our country's good." They were seldom molested. The national authorities discouraged all applications for surrender in the...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1891 - 1158 pages
...— FITZ-GKFFREY : Tke Life and Death of Mir Francis Drakt, stanza 213 (1596). True patriots all ; for, be it understood, We left our country for our country's good. GEOKGP. BAKRINGTON : Prologue m-illen for the cpening of the Play-house at New South Walt!, Jim. Id,...
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HANDY -BOOK OF LITERARY CURIOSITIES

WILLIAM S WALSH - 1892
...lines,— From distant climes, o'er wide-spread seas, we come, Though not with much eclat or beat of drum; s nothing. Numerous echoes of this doctrine of universal nescience are found in all No private views disgraced our generous zeal, What urged our travels was our country's weal; And none...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1104 pages
...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; And none...
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