The American in Holland

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The American in Holland  (1899) 
by William Elliot Griffis


THE AMERICAN IN

HOLLAND


SENTIMENTAL RAMBLES IN THE
ELEVEN PROVINCES OF
THE NETHERLANDS


BY

WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS, L. H. D.

MEMBER OF THE NETHERLANDISH SOCIETY OF LETTERS IN LEYDEN

1899.




In Memoriam

___

KATHARINE LYRA

† DECEMBER 9, 1898

ZENITH STAR IN THE HEAVEN OF MEMORY



Table of Contents[edit]

Map of Holland
Preface
HOLLAND IN 1869.
I. Down the Rhine into Holland
NORTH HOLLAND.
II. In Holland With a Japanese
III. Amsterdam as Brain Stimulant
IV. The Floral Capital of Europe
V. A Sentimental Trip to Bloemendaal
VI. In the Egmont Country
VII. Charming Little Zaandijk
FRIESLAND.
VIII. Lion City of the North
IX. Quaint Hindeloopen
X. Franeker, Sneek, and American Precedents
XI. Dokkum and our Pagan Forbears
GRONINGEN.
XII. Groningen: Province and City
XIII. Stories told by Relics and Arms
DRENTHE.
XIV. Drenthe Heaths and Giants' Graves
XV. The Turf-Yard of the Kingdom
XVI. Alone to Coevoorden
OVER-IJSSEL.
XVII. Over-Ijssel: Steenwijk and Kampen
XVIII. Zwolle and Thomas a Kempis
XIX. The Glories of Deventer
GELDERLAND.
XX. Glorious Arnhem
XXI. The American Artist in Holland
XXII. From Harderwijk to Het Loo
UTRECHT.
XXIII. Utrecht: Province and City
XXIV. By the Storied Rhine
NORTH BRABANT.
XXV. In the Old Generality: North Brabant
LIMBURG.
XXVI. The Valley of the Upper Maas
XXVII. Maastricht and Roermond
ZEALAND.
XXVIII. Middelburg, the Home of Freedom
XXIX. Flushing and Manhattan
XXX. The Little City of Goes
SOUTH HOLLAND.
XXXI. South Holland
XXXII. Rotterdam
XXXIII. Gouda, Oudewater, and Woerden
XXXIV. The City of Grotius and Orange
XXXV. The Count's Hedge
XXXVI. Classic Leyden
THE INAUGURATION OF QUEEN WILHELMINA.
XXXVII. Queen's Month
XXXVIII. The Joyous Entry
XXXIX. The Royal Inauguration


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