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  • When I was in Malines your soldiers were such gallant and beautiful boys, that I was always edified by their sincerity, by their spirit of religion, by their respect of liberty for all, and also by that combination of qualities which their fathers inherited from Anglo-Saxon traditions, combined with a great spirit of resource and initiative.

    The German Occupation of Belgium

  • She did not tell them that things had grown so terrible in Malines that even she felt it wise to stay away.

    The Belgian Twins

  • England -- are mostly extremely handsome, and generally contrive, however big, to retain, at any rate in their heart, as at Antwerp, or in the Grande Place at Brussels, a striking air of antiquity; whilst some fairly big towns, such as Malines and Bruges, are mediaeval from end to end.

    Beautiful Europe: Belgium

  • Then a cheap supper, a long walk along the quais or ramparts or outside -- a game of dominoes, and a glass or two of "Malines" or "Louvain" -- then bed, without invading hordes; the Flemish are as clean as the Dutch; and there he would soon smoke and read himself to sleep in spite of chimes -- which lull you, when once you get "achimatized," as he called it, meaning of course to be funny: a villainous kind of fun -- caught, I fear, in Barge Yard,

    The Martian

  • These works of art, which depict various aspects of life in Malines, were donated to the Museum by the artist.

    Art during the Holocaust.

  • The painter was Belgian, not French, and his star rose and set in 38 short years; he was born in Malines, Belgium, in 1882, and he died in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, in 1916.

    A Late Fauvist Belgian Painter �� Rik Wouters

  • Malines was a transit camp for Auschwitz where people were gathered prior to deportation to the camps in Eastern Europe.

    Art during the Holocaust.

  • The fear of Rome was heightened by ecumenical conversations at Malines between Anglo-Catholic and Roman Catholic representatives from 1921-5.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • When Irène Awret reached Malines, Transport no. 20, which left a week later, was not quite full, but she was not put on it.

    Art during the Holocaust.

  • She was transferred to a narrow cell and then sent to the camp at Malines, where she worked in the leather workshop, decorating brooches.

    Art during the Holocaust.


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