Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 19 on will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than forsake....
" will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than forsake thee, Leyden. We know full well, moreover, that with Leyden, all Holland must perish also. "
The rise of the Dutch republic - Page 127
by John Lothrop Motley - 1859
Full view - About this book

Stories of the Wars, 1574-1658: From the Rise of the Dutch Republic to the ...

John Tillotson - Anglo-Dutch War, 1652-1654 - 1865 - 432 pages
...human effort was to be made for their relief. " Rather," said the estates, "will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...management of the measures for their relief had been entrusted to the prince, by whom alone all the details had been administered, and all the correspondence...
Full view - About this book

The Martyrs of Spain: And The Liberators of Holland

Elizabeth Rundle Charles - Inquisition - 1865 - 400 pages
...need. The very same evening came the reply from, the Estates : " Rather will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...moreover, that with Leyden all Holland must perish." There is little heart among us now for salvoes of artillery or bands of music; but the faithful, hearty...
Full view - About this book

The Monthly packet of evening readings, Volume 3

1867
...assure them that every effort was being made for us. ' Rather,' say they, ' will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...moreover, that with Leyden all Holland must perish also.' The good Burgomaster thought we should sleep better for this news. From mere force of habit, as he...
Full view - About this book

Monthly Packet, Volume 3

1867
...assure them that every effort was being made for us. t Rather,' say they, ' will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...moreover, that with Leyden all Holland must perish also.' The good Burgomaster thought we should sleep better for this news. From mere force of habit, as lie...
Full view - About this book

The martyrs of Spain and the liberators of Holland, memoirs of D. and C ...

1870
...need. The very same evening came the reply from the Estates — " Rather will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves than forsake...moreover, that with Leyden all Holland must perish." There is little heart among us now for salvoes of artillery or bands of music ; but the faithful, hearty...
Full view - About this book

Beeton's Famous voyages, brigand adventures, tales of the battlefield, life ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...dispirited. Another message from the States, in which it was said, " Rather will we see our whole land, and all our possessions, perish in the waves than forsake thee, Leyden," cheered them again for a time ; but the dread famine was making cruel progress, and nope was almost...
Full view - About this book

William, Prince of Orange: Or, the King and His Hostage

Titus Mooney Merriman - Netherlands - 1874 - 450 pages
...them that every human effort was to be made for their relief. " Rather will we see our whole land, and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...moreover, that with Leyden, all Holland must perish also." The fever with which Orange had for some weeks been sick, began to abate, upon his receiving the good...
Full view - About this book

Two friends in Holland and Belgium. By M.A.W.

M A. W - 1883
...effort should be made for their relief. " Rather," said the Estates, " will we see our whole land, and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...well, moreover, that with Leyden, all Holland must have perished also. At the same time the sorely tried people received a letter from William, assuring...
Full view - About this book

The Siege of Leyden

John Lothrop Motley - Leiden (Netherlands) - 1900 - 80 pages
...human effort was to be made for their relief. " Rather," said the estates, "will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...had been administered, and all the correspondence conducted. The fever of the Prince had, meanwhile, reached its • height. He lay at Rotterdam, utterly...
Full view - About this book

The Siege of Leyden

John Lothrop Motley - Leiden (Netherlands) - 1901 - 80 pages
...human effort was to be made for their relief. "Rather," said the estates, "will we see our whole land and all our possessions perish in the waves, than...had been administered, and all the correspondence conducted. The fever of the Prince had, meanwhile, reached its height. He lay at Rotterdam, utterly...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF