Sir William John Lyne KCMG (6 April 1844 – 3 August 1913), Australian politician, was Premier of New South Wales and a member of the first federal ministry. As premier, Lyne presided over the passage of progressive legislation for miners’ accident relief, shearers’ accommodation, and aged pensions, together with the introduction of the early closing of shops.
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“My object all sublime
I shall achieve in time
To let the punishment fit the crime
The punishment fit the crime;”
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