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Architectural taste of the Dutch. Statue of Erasmus. Consternation with which the progress of the French armies are viewed at Rotterdam. Flight of the English servants. Arrival of the French. The municipality. Anecdotes of marigolds and oranges. The concert. The theatre. Religion. Public charities.
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A storm. The village of Overschie — Its miserable accommodations. Delft. The mischiefs of the storm. Beauties of the road. The Hague — Its elegant buildings. Removal of armorial bearings. Palace of the directory. First chamber of representatives. Tree of liberty. Storks. House in the wood. Catalogue of pictures. The portraits of the Stadtholder and his family not to be seen. Gardens belonging to the House in the Wood.
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The prince's cabinet of curiosities removed to Paris. What would probably have been its fate had it been transported to England. Scheveling. Distress of the fishermen of Scheveling on the departure of the Prince of Orange — Rejoicings at the Hague on the same occasion. Sketch of the history of the Stadtholders. Reports to the disadvantage of the present Prince of Orange. Discontents in Holland. Imprudence of the Princess of Orange. Effects of the French revolution in the United Provinces. Animosity of the Dutch towards the British troops. Moderation of the French. Some account of General Daendals. The revolution of Holland effected without blood. French emigrants.
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