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A FRANK CRITIC.

EARL GREY ON AUSTRALIANS. "NEED NOT FLATTER THEM- ■ SELVES." (Per Press Association— Copyright.) (Received February 12, 9.20 a.m). MELBOURNE, February 12. Speaking at the Victoria League reception, Earl Grey said that in England there was a very good opinion of Australia. It was very evident that Australians thought themselves the best people in the world. Perhaps when they had learnt more they might lay claim to the distinction, but the time was not now. In any case, Australians must not flatter themselves that they were better than the English. "They had a good way to go before they would be," he said. ' * ■

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A FRANK CRITIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8792, 12 February 1914

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A FRANK CRITIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8792, 12 February 1914

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