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" The children of Holland take pleasure in making, What the children of England take pleasure in breaking;" I believe their bijouterie and nouveautes are chiefly manufactured for the foreign markets. "
We Two Alone in Europe - Page 61
by Mary Louise Ninde Gamewell - 1885 - 348 pages
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Cottage comforts, with hints for promoting them, gleaned from experience ...

Esther Copley - Home economics - 1834 - 224 pages
...are all made by tha Dutch children for their own amusement; hence there is a proverb which says, ' The children of Holland take pleasure in making, What the children of England take pleasure in breaking.' Now I don't grudge the poor little Dutchmen getting rich by their...
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The Diary of a Désennuyée

Mrs. Gore (Catherine Grace Frances) - Aristocracy (Social class) - 1836 - 262 pages
...the passion for knick-knacks we are apt to attribute to the French. But as, according to the adage, "The children of Holland take pleasure in making, What the children of England take pleasure in breaking;" I believe their bijouterie and nouveautes are chiefly manufactured...
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The Diary of a Désennuyée

Mrs. Gore (Catherine Grace Frances) - English fiction - 1836 - 262 pages
...the passion for knickknacks we are apt to attribute to the French. But as, according to the adage, " The children of Holland take pleasure in making, What the children of England take pleasure in breaking," I believe their bijouterie and nowieautes are chiefly manufactured....
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The diary of a désennuyée [by C.G.F. Gore].

Catherine Grace F. Gore - 1836
...the passion for knick-knacks we are apt to attribute to the French. But as, according to the adage, " The children of Holland take pleasure in making, What the children of England take pleasure in breaking ;" I believe their bijouterie and nouveautes are chiefly manufactured...
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The first book of geography

Thomas Bowring - 1841
...made by children ; and there is a rhyme more to their credit than to that of English children : — The children of Holland take pleasure in making What the children of England take pleasure in breaking. Young people should learn to employ themselves in books and work,...
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Cottage comforts, with hints for promoting them

Esther Copley - 1841
...they are all made by the Dutch children for their own amusement; hence there is a proverb which says, "The children of Holland take pleasure in making, What the children of England take pleasure in breaking." Now I don't grudge the poor little Dutchmen getting rich by their...
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Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Children's stories - 1849 - 275 pages
...version of these common proverbial lines, given by Mr. Denham, p. 16. Clarty-paps are dirty sluts. The children of Holland Take pleasure in making What the children of England Take pleasure in breaking. Alluding to toys, a great number of which are imported into this...
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The Meaning of Words: Analysed Into Words and Unverbal Things, and Unverbal ...

Alexander Bryan Johnson - Language and languages - 1854 - 256 pages
...physically, the physical particulars only to which the affirmation refers. A nursery couplet says, " The children of Holland take pleasure in making, what the children of England take pleasure in breaking." I want to avoid a like conduct if possible, though it is quite...
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THE MEANING OF WORDS

A.B. JOHNSON - 1862
...physically, the physical particulars only to which the affirmation refers. A nursery couplet says, "The children of Holland take pleasure in making, what the children of England take pleasure in breaking." I want to avoid a like conduct if possible, though it is quite...
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Reading books, adapted to the requirements of the Revised code, ed ..., Volume 3

Alexander Ronald Grant - 1870
...and make quantities of toys, which are sent over to England, to be sold. There is a saying that, " The children of Holland take pleasure in making What the children of England take pleasure in breaking." The Dutch look rather old fashioned, not at all unlike Noah and...
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