east, west, home’s best

east, west, home’s best

1859 W. K. KELLY Proverbs of all Nations 36 ‘East and west, at home the best’ (German)... Ost und West, daheim das Best.

1869 C. H. SPURGEON John Ploughman’s Talk xiii. East and west, Home is best.

1920 E. V. LUCAS Verena in Midst cxiii. None the less I don’t envy the traveller. ‘East, west, home’s best.’

1949 ‘C. MACKENZIE’ Hunting Fairies xviii. I thought what a bully time I’d had in Scotland but all the same I was glad to be going home because East West home’s best.

1994 ‘C. AIRD’ ‘Fair Cop’ in Injury Time (1995) 27 As the police professional in Calleshire most involved with murder, Detective Inspector Sloan would have been the last man in the world to subscribe to the view that ‘East or West, Home’s Best’ since home was where most victims of murder met their end.

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