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  • We even insulting refer to the Dutch/Dutch we are burgundians as "hollanders".

    A Letter from Limburg

  • After I stayed awhile in this village with all joy & mirth, for feasts, dances, and playes out of meere gladnesse for our small victorious company's hapy retourne, so after that their heads had sufficiently danced, they begin to talke [of going] to warre against the hollanders.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

  • The next day we arrived in a small brough [Footnote: _Brough_ probably means borough, used, as the French applied it to "bourgade," for a town of Indians or whites.] of the hollanders, where we masters them, without that those beere-bellies had the courage to frowne att us.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

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