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  • The Dutch are famous for their tulips.
  • Rembrandt is my favorite Dutch painter.
  • But now, now that I’ve been spared, my first wish after the war is to become a Dutch citizen.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • The next morning, our last full day in Amsterdam, Mom and Augustus and I walked the half block from the hotel to the Vondelpark, where we found a cafe in the shadow of the Dutch national film museum.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars

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  • Such heaped up platters of cakes of various and almost indescribable kinds, known only to experienced Dutch housewives!
    Washington Irving  --  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • There was then a small Dutch ship in the harbour.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • He was in real dutch this time, he needed real help and what do they do but sit in the kitchen and talk NAACP . not long ago, Atticus would have done it simply from his goodness, he would have done it for Cal.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • German, French, Latin, Greek, Dutch, Arabic, Spanish, Russian—
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Around its mouth was a motto written in Dutch, which Millard, standing next to me, translated: "From the mouths of our elders comes a fountain of wisdom."
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • A big, solid woman in her fifties, she wore her dark hair in a disconcertingly girlish Dutch boy bob.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • There were several photographs, which he had pasted into a small journal book, the cardstock and image of much lower quality than the corporal’s Dutch assortment.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • When the Dutch first built this house egg white was used to paint the walls.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • My parents were Dutch scientists, killed in a laboratory accident when I was a baby.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • The Thug said to Dirty Deed, "I’d be offended, man, and I ain’t trying to say that you ain’t good on the eighty-eights, but you know the only reason you got this gig is ’em you’re Dutch, you’re white and you don’t have the strongest personality in the world."
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  Bud, Not Buddy
  • "The shunnee, so to speak, has gotten himself in dutch with the church, so he’s excommunicated.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Or sometimes we’d pretend we were the Dutch going out on raids against Spanish galleons.
    Theodore Taylor  --  The Cay
  • Or . is there such a thing as Dutch blue?
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • The Dutch settled most of the land up and down the Hudson.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead
  • The davenport makes von Rumpel think of an eighteenth-century Dutch tobacco box made out of brass and copper and encrusted with tiny diamonds that he examined earlier this week, and the tobacco box sends his thoughts, as inexorably as gravity, back to the Sea of Flames.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • She can do flowers, dutch boys and girls, just square blocks, anything you order.
    Kaye Gibbons  --  Ellen Foster
  • Although some Dutch women in 1937 were wearing their skirts knee-length, mine was still a cautious three inches above my shoes.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • He had also bought five tins of sardines, one for each day of the journey, I suppose; two tins of evaporated milk; a tin of Nescafe, a Dutch cheese, some biscuits and a quantity of Belgian honey cake.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • Then, pink or not, the room she showed me on the ground floor was agreeably spacious, airy, sun-filled, and clean as a Dutch parlor.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Some Dutch people move into her old house.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • "She speaks only Dutch," Lady Seymour explained.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • Alan guessed Dutch.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • They really knew how to work this edge, the Dutch painters—ripeness sliding into rot.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He spots Timur sitting with two young, attractive Dutch women.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Of course, it was the Dutch East Indies then.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Dutch-oven biscuits or cornbread, and plenty of gravy to go over it.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • The people who make Dutch chocolate.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • That is the Dutch ambassador, do you see?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Spencer herself had propped up a smiling picture of Alison in a tight blue Von Dutch T-shirt and spanking new Sevens.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • If the robber is on board he will no doubt get off at Suez, so as to reach the Dutch or French colonies in Asia by some other route.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Another transport crashed on takeoff, in part because several Dutch POWs had overloaded the plane by packing aboard a large cache of GI shoes that they intended to sell back home.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • "He seemed extremely intelligent," Franz states in an exotic brogue that sounds like a blend of Scottish, Pennsylvania Dutch, and Carolina drawl.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • A heavy old Dutch clock, that stood in the corner of the room, began, and slowly struck twelve.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • I know it’s only Dutch courage, but it sometimes works wonders.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • It was Christmas Eve, and I had to stir the pudding for next day, with a copper-stick, from seven to eight by the Dutch clock.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • And as the moon rose higher the inessential houses began to melt away until gradually I became aware of the old island here that flowered once for Dutch sailors’ eyes — a fresh, green breast of the new world.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • The Dutch Uncle ANYONE WHO knows me will tell you I’ve always had a healthy sense of myself and my abilities.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • To crown this splendid array, stood an open hogshead full of Dutch cheeses.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • In the 1960s and 1970s, the Dutch psychologist Geert Hofstede was working for the human resources department of IBM’s European headquarters.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • It eventually led to the Dutch Oberkapo.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Thus assured and buttressed, the centre of the Anglo-Dutch army was well posted.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Boil down, Dutch!
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • In 1952, my grandfather, son of a Presbyterian minister and now a Presbyterian minister himself, became the first black minister in the history of the Dutch Reformed Church.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Maquas was the name given them by the Dutch.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • While I was in Schenectady he joined the Dutch Reformed Church, which is a very tough church, indeed.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • There were fat Dutch barns, prim German orchards.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
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