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Dutch
used in Running in the Family

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Definition
the people of the Netherlands (including Holland); or relating to them (including the name of their language)
  • When the Dutch first built this house egg white was used to paint the walls.
    p. 24.3
  • Here, in this spacious centre of the labyrinth of 18th-century Dutch defense I sit on one of the giant sofas, in the noisy solitude of the afternoon while the rest of the house is asleep.
    p. 25.2
  • In the dark mildewed wing, where the rotting mosquito nets hang, lives the apparition of the Dutch governor's daughter.
    p. 26.9
  • A Mr Hobday has asked my father if he has any Dutch antiques in the house.
    p. 27.8
  • Everyone was vaguely related and had Sinhalese, Tamil, Dutch, British and Burgher blood in them going back many generations.
    p. 41.5
  • The Dutch.
    p. 64.3
  • It pretended to reflect each European power till newer ships arrived and spilled their nationalities, some of whom stayed and intermarried—my own ancestor arriving in i600, a doctor who cured the residing governor's daughter with a strange herb and was rewarded with land, a foreign wife, and a new name which was a Dutch spelling of his own.
    p. 64.8
  • And when his Dutch wife died, marrying a Sinhalese woman, having nine children, and remaining.
    p. 64.9
  • All of them had moved at times with an ass's head, Titania Dorothy Hilden Lysander de Saram, a mongrel collection part Sinhalese part Dutch part Tamil part ass moving slowly in the forests with foolish and serious obsessions.
    p. 188.9

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