Note 1. Leaving his country for his countrys sake.Fitz-Geffrey: The Life and Death of Sir Francis Drake, stanza 213 (1596).
True patriots all; for, be it understood, We left our country for our countrys good. George Barrington: Prologue written for the opening of the Play-house at New South Wales, Jan. 16, 1796. New South Wales, p. 152. [back]
Note 2. Art imitates Nature, and necessity is the mother of invention.Richard Franck: Northern Memoirs (written in 1658, printed in 1694).
Necessity is the mother of invention.Wycherly: Love in a Wood, act iii. sc. 3 (1672).
Magister artis ingenique largitor Venter (Hunger is the teacher of the arts and the bestower of invention). Persius: Prolog. line 10. [back]