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So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more. - Oliver Goldsmith


Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath never within him burned, As home his footsteps he hath turned, From wandering on a foreign strand! - Sir Walter Scott


My foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor. - Sir Walter Scott


My dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to Heaven is sent, Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content! - Robert Burns


Do not use that foreign word 'ideals'. We have that excellent native word 'lies'. - Henrik Johan Ibsen


Yon Sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native land, Good Night! - Lord Byron


Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow. - Mary Wollstonecraft


The Good Quality Snob, or wearer of muted tweeds, cut almost exactly the same from year to year, often with a hat of the same material, (is) native to the Boston North Shore, the Chicago North Shore, the North Shore of Long Island, to Westchester County, the Philadelphia Main Line and the Peninsula area of San Francisco. - J. Russell Lynes


And from his ashes may be made The violet of his native land. - Lord Alfred Tennyson