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  • All hearts were open to me; everyone wanted to do the honours of his beloved "patrie" -- using the word in its local rather than national sense -- to be serviceable, kind, accommodating.

    Holidays in Eastern France

  • Their mottoes are, "Viribus unitis"; "Belgium foederatum"; "Concordia res parvæ crescunt"; and almost every speech and public manifestation insists on the necessity of protecting a common "patrie" against a common enemy through a common defence.

    Belgium From the Roman Invasion to the Present Day

  • This part of their work was crowned with success, and it is significant that the word "patrie" comes to be used by Belgian writers towards the middle of the sixteenth century.

    Belgium From the Roman Invasion to the Present Day

  • One of the characteristic words of the sixteenth century, "patrie," was thus formally introduced.

    The Age of the Reformation

  • The word 'patrie' was broadcast over the letter, and 'honneur' appeared four times, and a more delicate word to harp on than the others!

    Beauchamp's Career — Volume 1

  • [Footnote b: Even the word "patrie" was not used by the French writers until the sixteenth century.]

    Democracy in America — Volume 2

  • [3. 18b] Even the word "patrie" was not used by the French writers until the sixteenth century.

    democracy in America, volume 2

  • Pis ton hypothétique et petit appétit qui aplatit ta patrie pis ton pays

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Et c'est la conscience de cette communauté de destin où la terre devient patrie qui peut nous amener à trouver des solutions.

    Archive 2009-04-10

  • A Different Stripe: "Sarnia Chérie, ma chière patrie"

    "Sarnia Chérie, ma chière patrie"

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