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Catherine Helen Spence Quotes

Catherine Helen Spence Quotes & Quotations
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Catherine Helen Spence
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    A glass of whisky in Scotland in the thirties cost less than a cup of tea. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    After the break up of the municipality and the loss of his income my father lost health and spirits. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    Although my mother had the greatest love for Sir Walter Scott, and the highest appreciation of his poems and novels, she never liked Melrose. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    As we grew to love South Australia, we felt that we were in an expanding society, still feeling the bond to the motherland, but eager to develop a perfect society, in the land of our adoption. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    But more important than all this was the fact that we took hold of the growth and development of South Australia, and identified ourselves with it. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    Drinking habits were very prevalent among men, and were not in any way disgraceful, unless excessive. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman at the head of the school which I attended from the age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half, was a born teacher in advance of her own times. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    I had only two offers of marriage in my life, and I refused both. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    I look back to a happy childhood. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    I think I was well brought up, for my father and mother were of one mind regarding the care of the family. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    I think my brother John profited less by the great advance of South Australia than he deserved for sticking to the Bank of South Australia. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    My brothers went to the parish school, one of the best in the county. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    My pamphlet did not set the Torrens on fire. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    My return to London introduced me to a wider range of society. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    Nothing is insignificant in the history of a young community, and - above all - nothing seems impossible. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    Our South Australian farmers left their holdings in the hands of their wives and children too young to take with them, but almost all of them returned to grow grain and produce to send to Victoria. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    The first issue of The Register was printed in London, and gave a glowing account of the province that was to be - its climate, its resources, the sound principles on which it was founded. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence
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    The Town Clerkship, however, was the means of giving me a lesson in electoral methods. Catherine_Helen_SpenceCatherine Helen Spence