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  • But now, now that I’ve been spared, my first wish after the war is to become a Dutch citizen.
  • To begin with, the book had to be kept short so that it would fit in with a series put out by the Dutch publisher.
  • It’s not the fault of the Dutch that we Jews are having such a bad time.
  • A typically Dutch, very steep, ankle-twisting flight of stairs also runs from the front part of the house to another door opening onto the street.
  • Please bear in mind, Kitty, that the two ladies speak abominable Dutch (I don’t dare comment on the gentlemen: they’d be highly insulted).
  • Whenever I quote Mother or Mrs. van Daan, I’ll write proper Dutch instead of trying to duplicate their speech.
  • Pim (that’s our pet name for Father) wants me to help him with his Dutch lessons.
  • But he makes the most unbelievable mistakes! I sometimes listen to the Dutch broadcasts from London.
  • Margot, the Annex’s Dutch teacher, has been correcting these letters for him.
  • All the Dutch men who either fought or were mobilized in 1940 have been called up to work in prisoner-of-war camps.
  • Our milkman, who lives in Halfweg, saw four Canadians sitting along the side of the road, and one of them spoke fluent Dutch.
  • Since Pim writes his verses only in German, Margot volunteered to translate it into Dutch.
  • Mrs. D. was trying to do everything at once: learning Dutch out of a book, stirring the soup, watching the meat, sighing and moaning about her broken rib.
  • Because we’re Jewish, my father immigrated to Holland in 1933, when he became the Managing Director of the Dutch Opekta Company, which manufactures products used in making jam.
  • g., Dutch.
  • Not exactly a born debater, she continued her magnificent account in a mixture of German and Dutch, until she got so tangled up in her own words that she finally rose from her chair and was just about to leave the room when her eye fell on me.
  • As always, the Dutch program was uplifting without being too optimistic.
  • He told me that after the war he wanted to go to the Dutch East Indies and live on a rubber plantation.
  • They gave me a beautiful book, Dutch Sasas and Lesends, but they gave me Volume II by mistake, so I exchanged two other books for Volume I. Aunt Helene brought me a puzzle, Aunt Stephanie a darling brooch and Aunt Leny a terrific book: Daisy Goes to the Mountains.
  • Then, one day in 1944, Gerrit Bolkestein, a member of the Dutch government in exile, announced in a radio broadcast from London that after the war he hoped to collect eyewitness accounts of the suffering of the Dutch people under the German occupation, which could be made available to the public.
  • Then, one day in 1944, Gerrit Bolkestein, a member of the Dutch government in exile, announced in a radio broadcast from London that after the war he hoped to collect eyewitness accounts of the suffering of the Dutch people under the German occupation, which could be made available to the public.
  • "Music While You Work," the Dutch broadcast from England, Frank Phillips or Queen Wilhelmina, they each get a turn and fInd a willing listener.
  • Morale among the Dutch can’t be good.
  • Fortunately, only a small percentage of Dutch people are on the wrong side.
  • We can never be just Dutch, or just English, or whatever, we will always be Jews as well.
  • I love the Dutch, I love this country, I love the language, and I want to work here.
  • All Dutch people will be issued new ration registration cards.
  • First, I translated a passage on Nelson’s last battle from Dutch into English.
  • Saturday evening at dinner he apologized in beautiful Dutch.
  • Is learning English, Spanish and Dutch with no noticeable results; reads everything; goes along with the opinion of the majority.
  • What have the Dutch done to deserve the generous help they so clearly expect?
  • Oh no, the Dutch are very much mistaken.
  • To be honest, I can’t understand how the Dutch, a nation of good, honest, upright people, can sit in judgment on us the way they do.
  • There’s a Dutch proverb: "High and dry, safe and sound," but it obviously doesn’t apply to wartime (guns!) and to people in hiding (cat box!).
  • BBC broadcast in German, Dutch, French and other languages at ten: The invasion has begun! So this is the "real" invasion.
  • And yet, as I’ve already said, many Dutch people can be counted among their ranks.
  • Mussert* [* The leader of the Dutch National Socialist (Nazi) Party] has announced that if the invasion reaches Holland, he’ll enlist.
  • Uke many men, he doesn’t seem to know what fear is —an enviable trait! From our position here in Fort Annex, it’s difficult to gauge the mood of the Dutch.
  • Several figures emerged: an SS sergeant, Karl Josef Silberbauer, in full uniform, and at least three Dutch members of the Security Police, armed but in civilian clothes.
  • I’m looking in every newspaper, book and document I can find for the family trees of the French, German, Spanish, English, Austrian, Russian, Norwegian and Dutch royal famthes.
  • You can see we’re never far from Miep’s thoughts, since she promptly noted their names and addresses in case anything should happen and we needed contacts with good Dutch people.
  • The suspense is rising to fever pitch; by no means has everyone we think of as "good" Dutch people kept their faith in the English, not everyone thinks the English bluff is a masterful strategical move.
  • Is learning English, French (correspondence course), shorthand in Dutch, English and German, commercial correspondence in English, woodworking, economics and sometimes math; seldom reads, sometimes geography.
  • After that the British shouldn’t remain in Hol— land: they should offer their most abject apologies to all the occupied countries, restore the Dutch East Indies to its rightful owner and then return, weakened and impoverished, to England.
  • Yours, Anne M. Frank WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1944 Dearest Kitty, Mr. Bolkestein, the Cabinet Minister, speaking on the Dutch broadcast from London, said that after the war a collection would be made of diaries and letters dealing with the war.
  • Shorthand in French, English, German and Dutch, geometry, algebra, history, geography, art history, mythology, biology, Bible history, Dutch literature; likes to read biographies, dull or exciting, and history books (sometimes novels and light reading).
  • Shorthand in French, English, German and Dutch, geometry, algebra, history, geography, art history, mythology, biology, Bible history, Dutch literature; likes to read biographies, dull or exciting, and history books (sometimes novels and light reading).
  • Holland would have become German, and that would have been the end of that! All those Dutch people who still look down on the British, scoff at England and its government of old fogies, call the English cowards, yet hate the Germans, should be given a good shaking, the way you’d plump up a pillow.
  • People have to stand in line to buy vegetables and all kinds of goods; doctors can’t visit their patients, since their cars and bikes are stolen the moment they turn their backs; burglaries and thefts are so common that you ask yourself what’s suddenly gotten into the Dutch to make them so light-fingered.
  • I have only one hope: that this anti-Semitism is just a passing thing, that the Dutch will show their true colors, that they’ll never waver from what they know in their hearts to be just, for this is unjust! And if they ever carry out this terrible threat, the meager handful of Jews still left in Holland will have to go.
  • Correspondence courses in English, French and Latin, shorthand in English, German and Dutch, trigonometry, solid geometry, mechanics, phys— ics, chemistry, algebra, geometry, English literature, French literature, German literature, Dutch literature, bookkeeping, geography, modern history, biology, economics; reads everything, preferably on religion and medicine.
  • Correspondence courses in English, French and Latin, shorthand in English, German and Dutch, trigonometry, solid geometry, mechanics, phys— ics, chemistry, algebra, geometry, English literature, French literature, German literature, Dutch literature, bookkeeping, geography, modern history, biology, economics; reads everything, preferably on religion and medicine.
  • The Dutch broadcast from England began at eight-fifteen with the news: "Listeners, an hour and fifteen minutes ago, just as I finished writing my daily report, we received the wonderful news of Italy’s capitulation.
  • * [* Gerrit Bolkestein was the Minister of Education and Pieter Gerbrandy was the Prime Minister of the Dutch government in exile in London.

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