Sir Henry Parkes

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Henry Parkes was born to a family of yeoman stock in Warwickshire, England in 1815. Unfortunately, falling wheat prices forced the family to leave the land and seek employment in Birmingham. In 1836 Parkes married Clarinda Varney and they applied for assisted passage to Australia, the death of two of their infant children and a failed business vent ...
Popular Poems
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The Buried Chief
(November 6th, 1886)

With speechless lips and solemn tread
   They brought the Lawyer-Statesman home:
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Solitude
Where the mocking lyre-bird calls
To its mate among the falls
Of the mountain streams that play,
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3.
Four Score
I count the mercifullest part of all
God's mercies, in this coil of eighty years,
Is that no sense of being disappears
Or fails; I see the signal, hear the call,
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Weary
WEARY of the ceaseless war
Beating down the baffled soul,—
Thoughts that like a scimitar
Smite us fainting at the goal.
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5.
Fatherland
THE BRAVE old land of deed and song,
Of gentle hearts and spirits strong,
Of queenly maids and heroes grand,
Of equal laws,—our Fatherland!
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
With our splendid harbour, our beautifully situated city, our vast territories, all our varied and inexhaustible natural wealth, if we don't convert our colony into a great and prosperous nation, it will be a miracle of error for which we shall have to answer as for a gigantic sin.
11 November 2014
Our business being to colonize the country, there was only one way to do it—by spreading over it all the associations and connections of family life.
11 November 2014
I have been disappointed in all my expectations of Australia, except as to its wickedness; for it is far more wicked than I have conceived it possible for any place to be, or than it is possible for me to describe to you in England.

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GODSILLA 17 June 2019
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Betty 11 June 2018
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Pauly 21 February 2018
Juventus is the best of the best
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paul riba 21 February 2018
Man city are the best at being the worst
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alyssa 21 February 2018
his name is henry and he had friends named john and edmund
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