Thomas Bracken

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Thomas Bracken (21 December 1843 - 16 February 1898), born at Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland, was a late 19th century poet who wrote the New Zealand National Anthem and who was the first person to publish the phrase God's Own Country..


  • Give me, give me God's own country! there to live and there to die,

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