English citations of America at home
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1962 October 6, O'Brien, Edna, “Come Into The Drawing Room, Doris [later retitled "Irish Revel"]”, The New Yorker, page 52:
- "Tis America at home," Hickey said, putting turf on the smoking fire.
1979, Edna O'Brien, A Rose in the Heart, ISBN 0385143494, page 111::
- "Tis America at home," James said as he nodded to the waitress for more coffees.
1990, John McGahern, Amongst Women, ISBN 0670811823, page 62:
- Lemonade was poured into glasses and the meal was toasted. 'This is America at home,' Moran boasted. Bowls of trifle followed. 'We'll burst!' He and everybody were happy.
2000, Christopher Nolan, The Banyan Tree, ISBN 1559705116, page 177‑8:
- […] the water when it rained filled up the tank and then we could flush away our doosie. Do-be, it was America at home, let me tell you, but then when the fine weather came it was up the ladder and down, bringing pump water up to fill the tank […]