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The Hague


In situations like this, I agree with the Hague, with human rights activists the world over.
Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice and many other international organizations
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  • In situations like this, I agree with the Hague, with human rights activists the world over.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • A two-hour drive brought us instead into the streets of The Hague.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • The wreckage in Gallery 32 had been sifted through with white gloves and whisk brooms, with fanatic care—and while the frame of The Goldfinch had been found, intact (and had been hung empty on the wall of the Mauritshuis, in the Hague, "as a reminder of the irreplaceable loss of our cultural patrimony"), no confirmed fragment of the painting itself, no splinter or antique nail fragment or chip of its distinctive lead-tin pigment had been found.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages in The Hague was bombed.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl

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  • You will find parallel cases, if you consult my index, in Andover in ’77, and there was something of the sort at The Hague last year.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • We went in this way as far as Rotterdam, and later went to The Hague, where the Peace Conference was then in session, and where we were kindly received by the American representatives.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • In essence, the year before, the royal houses of Holland, Austria, and England had signed a treaty of alliance at The Hague, aiming to wrest the Spanish crown from King Philip V and to place it on the head of an archduke whom they prematurely dubbed King Charles III.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Now that he was once again at work upon his essay on Vermeer, he wanted to return, for a few days at least, to The Hague, to Dresden, to Brunswick.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • She said she had applied for a UN job and they would all live in The Hague with a Dutch ayah to look after them.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • This turned out to be the Honorable Thornton Hancock, of Boston, ex-minister to The Hague, author of an erudite history of the Middle Ages and the last of a distinguished, patriotic, and brilliant family.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise

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  • The formalities at the airport at The Hague provided no problem.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • It was Bertil K. Janeryd, now Swedish ambassador in The Hague.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • From Rotterdam they continued by horse-drawn canal boat to Delft, then The Hague, the Dutch seat of government.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Find the transport, find the escorts, to bring in extra death candidates from Amsterdam,from The Hague, from all over the place?
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Set out for Naples, the Hague, or St. Petersburg—calm countries, where the point of honor is better understood than among our hot-headed Parisians.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • After we had staid four months in Hamburgh, I went from thence overland to the Hague, where embarking in the packet, I arrived in London the 10th of January 1705, after ten years and nine months absence from England.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • I traversed all Russia; I was a long time an inn-holder’s servant at Riga, the same at Rostock, at Vismar, at Leipzig, at Cassel, at Utrecht, at Leyden, at the Hague, at Rotterdam.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • When the assassin traveled-to Paris, to the Hague, to West Berlin-bombs went off; guns cracked and there were kidnappings.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • John Quincy Adams—until his death at eighty in the Capitol—held more important offices and participated in more important events than anyone in the history of our nation, as Minister to the Hague, Emissary to England, Minister to Prussia, State Senator, United States Senator, Minister to Russia, Head of the American Mission to negotiate peace with England, Minister to England, Secretary of State, President of the United States and member of the House of Representatives.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • We have him to thank for the Hague Conventions, superior moral realities that will abide.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Nor was their belief much shaken by repeated intelligence which came over in course of time, that an old man who wore the tie of his neckcloth under one ear, and who was very well known to be an Englishman, consorted with the Dutchmen on the quaint banks of the canals of the Hague and in the drinking-shops of Amsterdam, under the style and designation of Mynheer von Flyntevynge.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • …Zee or the Scheld, Others as comers and goers at Gibraltar or the Dardanelles, Others sternly push their way through the northern winter-packs, Others descend or ascend the Obi or the Lena, Others the Niger or the Congo, others the Indus, the Burampooter and Cambodia, Others wait steam’d up ready to start in the ports of Australia, Wait at Liverpool, Glasgow, Dublin, Marseilles, Lisbon, Naples, Hamburg, Bremen, Bordeaux, the Hague, Copenhagen, Wait at Valparaiso, Rio Janeiro, Panama.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • He knew The Hague quite well from the war, and he tried to work out where they were heading.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • The truck had no springs and bounced roughly over the bomb-pitted streets of The Hague.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • At The Hague, as Adams came to understand, there was little sympathy for the American cause, nor much hope for decisive action.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • The plane landed at Schiphol airport at 4:50, and by 6:30 he was checking in to a small hotel about fifteen minutes’ walk from The Hague’s Centraal station.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • Not until the government at The Hague took it upon itself to recognize the United States would anyone in the government be permitted to receive Adams officially.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • We used the Soviet Embassy at The Hague.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • As the new year commenced, Adams was at The Hague audaciously demanding a "categorical answer."
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • She immediately dispatched a letter to John at The Hague reporting her arrival and her extreme desire to see him.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • From The Hague, John Adams promised to be with them in a matter of days, but warned that there could be no lingering in London.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Since Prussia had no minister in London or Paris, but only at The Hague, Adams was needed there without delay or the treaty would come to nothing.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • The furniture included pieces purchased originally for the houses at Amsterdam and The Hague.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • As it happened, William Short was writing to Jefferson from The Hague at the same time, and his descriptions of events greatly distressed Jefferson.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • At The Hague, Adams called first on the French ambassador, the young Duc de La Vauguyon, to inform him of his plan to present the memorial as soon as possible.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Adams was needed at The Hague to exchange ratification of the treaty with Prussia, the one European trade agreement that he and Jefferson, for all their efforts, had succeeded in accomplishing.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • On Friday, May 4, 1781, at the Binnenhof, the Inner Courts, at The Hague, Adams called on the Baron van Lynden van Hemmen, president of the States-General for that week, and presented his memorial.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Through February and March, despite the weather, Adams kept on the move, traveling back and forth between Amsterdam, Leyden, and The Hague, conferring with as many of his Dutch friends and contacts as possible.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • On Monday, April 22, at the Huis ten Bosch Palace at The Hague, Adams was received by His Most Serene Highness the Prince of Orange,William V, and his wife Princess Wilhelmina in a ceremony of formal recognition.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • What Peters wrote down now would provide the background for this evening’s telegram to Moscow, while at the Soviet Embassy in The Hague the girls would sit up all night telegraphing the verbatim transcript on hourly schedules.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • He went personally to the individual residences at The Hague for the delegations of eighteen cities in the province of Holland, each of which, as he explained to Congress, could be considered an independent republic.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • They spoke of his splendid house in The Hague and his villa in Scheveningen.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Schongarth called The Hague and sent a frightened security service officer to get his boss, Munt, out of bed.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • He had apparently become ill in his cell and been taken by car to the municipal hospital in The Hague.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • By now there’ll have been mass executions in The Hague and Amsterdam and Amersfoort.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Wolk, in Rotterdam, explained (with some difficulty) that because of attempts by the resistance to liberate his prisoners, he had transferred his death candidates to The Hague.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • We knew about The Hague and Amsterdam and Amersfoort too, but we didn’t know the numbers then, of course.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Then she said that yes, perhaps she could help me, and asked if I could come to Holland, to The Hague.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • I wangled myself a long weekend and got to The Hague early on a Friday evening.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Her name was Trixie Greydanus, and she lived in a hofie—that’s like an almshouse, an old people’s home—in Delft, just south of The Hague.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
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