country people


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n country people people raised in or living in a rural environment; rustics
    • n country people people living in the same country; compatriots
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  • Elwyn Brooks White
    “There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.”
  • Sinclair Lewis
    Sinclair Lewis
    “The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, The trouble with this country is...”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “On the education of the people of this country the fate of the country depends.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “Great countries are those that produce great people.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Politicians should never put themselves first: governments should put people first and all of us should put our country first.”


In literature:

It was market day, and the country people enjoyed the rare pleasure of seeing a foreigner feed.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
It is a famous pastoral country, inhabited by a people for years held under the Ottoman heel.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
City people laugh at country people for beating the chickens to roost.
"Homeburg Memories" by George Helgesen Fitch
The demesne contains the Ilchester Oaks, with which the country people associate a romance.
"The Sunny Side of Ireland" by John O'Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger
It distributes the money of the country and circulates it among the people.
"Captain Jinks, Hero" by Ernest Crosby
If people avoided him in that country, he must be a very hard citizen indeed.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Oh, bless our country and our people!
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
Why, then, should our young people be ashamed of their country's learning?
"My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard" by Elizabeth Cooper
Commercial sugar also is the cause of many breakdowns among the people of this country.
"How to Eat" by Thomas Clark Hinkle
The road was lively with country people, many of whom were travelling in our own direction.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887" by Various

In poetry:

When the spring wind blew, the "America wind,"
As your people call it, that bears away
Their youths and maidens a home to find
In this distant country, could you not stay
"Karen" by Celia Laighton Thaxter
He will sing of his country, his people and thine,
Exalt, if you aid him, your honor and fame.
Your sympathy, acting like purest of wine,
Will urge him to joyously sing of your name.
"Is There Room For The Poet?" by Thomas Frederick Young
Be it his to proclaim, e'en tho' rudely, in measure,
The rights of his country, her honour, renown;
To sing of whatever his people may treasure,
In court or in camp, in the country or town.
"Is There Room For The Poet?" by Thomas Frederick Young
People in this country they think it is the best;
They work hard for money and lay it out in dress;
They think of the future with a pleasant smile,
And lay by no money while putting on style.
"Leave off the Agony in Style" by Julia A Moore
The father died o'er the loss of his daughter,
The mother sought for her three years alone;
At last she found her with kind people in the country,
Her poor little wanderer far away from home.
"Lost and Found" by Julia A Moore
But now in that undiscovered country he's getting his reward,
And I'm sure few people have for him little regard,
Because he was a villain of the deepest dye,
And but few people for him will heave a sigh.
"Richard Pigott, the Forger" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Last year, more than 100 people and 50 sidecars from throughout the country gathered at the museum to enjoy festivities including a sidecar show, sidecar parade and cookout to benefit Anamosa's AmVets Association.
Snowshoeing allows people to explore the High Country in a peaceful way unique to the sport.
Norwegians used snowshoes for winter transportation on a regular basis (Norwegian " snowshoes " are what most people consider to be today's version of Nordic, or cross-country, skis).
MADRID – The Spanish Red Cross has launched its first ever campaign for donations to help people in the country hit by the economic crisis.
With millions of people displaced and a continually rising death toll, Myanmar's military government has made it difficult for aid workers to reach the isolated country.
In May, millions of people across the country began to see new TV and online ads from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating that feature actor and comedian Jerry Stiller.
Jim Cornelius's agency helps people in close to 20 African countries get enough food to survive.
Here's what forage industry people are saying about varying topics from around the country.
According to The Wall Street Journal, 47 percent of people in this country, both citizens and non-citizens, are receiving one or more federal benefits payments.
A suicide bomber on Thursday attacked a prominent Pakistani militant commander in the country's northwest who is believed to have a nonaggression pact with the army, wounding him and killing seven people, officials said.
Pakistani intelligence and government officials say a suicide bomber targeted a prominent Pakistani militant commander in the country's northwest, wounding him and killing three people.
Just 500,000 people live in Suriname , a country on South America's northeastern shoulder, but the variety of cultures they represent rivals those of much larger countries.
HIV/AIDS is an epidemic that affects millions of people worldwide, especially those in developing countries such as Tanzania.
The 22-year-old Del Mar resident and 2004 graduate of La Jolla Country Day School is in Afghanistan helping the people and nation he has come to appreciate and respect.
These people do not seem to care about the citizens of this country.

In science:

At the reverse of the same effect we find that the amounts of unemployed people in several countries (including ours) seem to be very resistant with respect to changes of governments and parliaments, not to mention a ”New Politics” claimed frequently during elections.
Why everything gets slower ?
Due to the recent increase in prices for raw metals, more and more people in these countries discover the recycling of electronic waste as an additional source of income.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
In order to use this dataset as a test benchmark for our method, we have grouped people’s records according to the values of the discrete variables except native country and work class and we have selected the latter variable as our target labels.
Discriminative Probabilistic Prototype Learning
During the last decade or so, a number of people in different countries worldwide have managed to get important GW detection research pro jects funded which constitute a ma jor step forward in detector technology.
The detection of Gravitational Waves
Communication among people within different countries also varies depending on the locations of conversants.
Planetary-Scale Views on an Instant-Messaging Network