Britain, Mother of Nations single work   poetry   "Britain, mother of Nations"
Issue Details: First known date: 1918 1918
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Written on the occasion of the opening of the first Australian Federal Parliament, this poem recognises the efforts of colonial explorers and settlers who suffered, in the name of the British Empire, at a time when the decay of the Empire is threatened by federalism.

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  • Appears in:
    y The School Paper for Grades VII and VIII no. 223 May 1918 Z1581687 1918 periodical issue children's 1918 pg. 59
    Note: Editor's note: 'The poem was written on the occasion of the opening of Federal Parliament in Melbourne, 8th May, 1901.'
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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