Athens was jealous of the power of Alexander: that a provincial should thus rule the mother-country was unforgivable.
The plains were fatherland and mother-country, home and kindred, to Tom.
Had the mother-country had her will, where had been the genius of Fulton, Whitney, and Clinton?
The quarreling between colonies and the mother-country was an old story.
So long as the birth-rate remains high, the mother-country is not depleted by the hemorrhage.
Accessions from the mother-country were made to their numbers.
But many causes now opposed his success in the mother-country.
That republic had defied the arms of the mother-country for nine years.
The next movement came from the people themselves, as the result of oppression on the part of the mother-country.
He aimed not at a separation from, but a coalition with, the mother-country.