Alfred Domett

Prime Minister of New Zealand
Alfred Domett

Alfred Domett CMG (20 May 18112 November 1887) was an English colonial statesman and poet. He was New Zealand's fourth Premier.

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  • It was the calm and silent night!
    Seven hundred years and fifty-three
    Had Rome been growing up to might,
    And now was queen of land and sea.
    No sound was heard of clashing wars,
    Peace brooded o’er the hushed domain;
    Apollo, Pallas, Jove, and Mars
    Held undisturbed their ancient reign
    In the solemn midnight,
    Centuries ago.
    • Christmas Hymn (1833), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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