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Choate, Francis Desmond, 1916-2001 :Ye olde Paye daye pilgrimage. New Zealand Observer, 22 March 1950.

Reference Number: J-065-058

New Zealand Prime Minister Sid Holland as a knight on horseback carrying the flag of PAYE (pay as you earn) from Wellington to Canterbury. At the top left of the cartoon is a stanza from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - 'A knight ther was and that a worthy man, that fro the tyme he first bigan To ryden out he loved chivalrye, Trouthe and honour, freedom and curteisye. In al his lyf, unto no manner wight he was a verray parfit gentil Knight' - followed by - 'May Chaucer's Knight now pave the waye, To help Sir Sidnye win the daye... We're al behynd you when you saye "Adopt the Aussye system P.A.Y.E."'

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Francis Desmond Choate, Geoffrey Chaucer, Sir Sidney George Holland, New Zealand observer, Australia, New Zealand, Prime ministers, Income tax and Knights and knighthood.

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Choate, Francis Desmond, 1916-2001 :Ye olde Paye daye pilgrimage. New Zealand Observer, 22 March 1950., Reference Number J-065-058 (1 digitised items)

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