All 3 Uses of
- Holland without a king hath enjoyed more peace for this last century than any of the monarchial governments in Europe.†
Chpt 2. *
- And by a just parity of reasoning, all Europeans meeting in America, or any other quarter of the globe, are COUNTRYMEN; for England, Holland, Germany, or Sweden, when compared with the whole, stand in the same places on the larger scale, which the divisions of street, town, and county do on the smaller ones; distinctions too limited for continental minds.†
- Holland and Switzerland are without wars, foreign or domestic: Monarchical governments, it is true, are never long at rest; the crown itself is a temptation to enterprising ruffians at HOME; and that degree of pride and insolence ever attendant on regal authority, swells into a rupture with foreign powers, in instances, where a republican government, by being formed on more natural principles, would negotiate the mistake.†
(Holland) Informal reference to the Netherlands (confusion arises because important provinces in the Netherlands are North Holland and South Holland).