go abroad and you’ll hear news of home

1678 J. RAY English Proverbs (ed. 2) 345 You must goe into the countrey to hear what news at London.

1887 T. HARDY Woodlanders I. iv. Well, what was the latest news at Shottsford... As the saying is, ‘Go abroad and you’ll hear news of home.’

1937 J. P. MARQUAND Late George Apley x. It seems one must leave home to learn the news of home.


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