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" In matters of commerce, the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much; With equal advantage the French are content: So we'll clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent. "
Navorscher - Página 164
1867
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen13

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1846
...he deciphered the following despatch from the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs :— In matters of commerce, the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much; With equal advantage the French are content : So we "11 clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent. Twenty per cent,...
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Punch, Volumen95

1888
...cricket-field we shall hardly want to fight elsewhere, Mynheer— even in Africa, I hope. " In matters of Commerce, the fault of the Dutch, Is giving too little and asking too much." You know the old metrical sneer. Suppose we alter it to : — " In matters of bowling the fault of...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen8

1846
...he deciphered the following despatch from the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs:— In matters of commerce, the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much; With equal advantage the French are content: So we'll clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent. Twenty per cent,...
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The Living Age, Volumen308

1921
...makes for the peace of nations by disposing of the peculiar sting of the well-known couplet: In matters of commerce, the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much. The rubber restriction scheme became operative on November 1. The commercial column of the Times observed...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen13

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1846
...deciphered the following despatch from the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs : — In matters of commerce, the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much; With equal advantage the French are content : So we'll clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent. Twenty per cent,...
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The Life of the Rt. Hon. George Canning

Robert Bell - 1846 - 368 páginas
...he deciphered the following dispatch from the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs : '' In matters of commerce, the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much ; With equal advantage the French are content, So we'll clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent. Twenty per cent.,...
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Notes and Queries

1884
...declining race of British statesmen, and should be headed " Wit out of Place ":— '• In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much ; With equal advantage the French are content, So we '11 clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent. Twenty per cent.,...
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Wool and Woollen Manufactures of Great Britain: A Historical Sketch of Rise ...

Samuel Brothers - 1859 - 171 páginas
...was that so admirably and pithily expressed by Canning in his celebrated Despatch : — " In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch, Is giving too little and asking too much." This mania of monopoly which had cha- Monopoly in England graracterized the operations of all the mercantile...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1860
...Hague wrote in cypher his opinion of the matter in the following well-known lines : — "In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much ; With equal advantage the French are content, So we'll clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent. Nous frapperons...
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Het bestuur der buitenlandsche betrekkingen volgens het Nederlandsche staatsregt

Tobias Michael Carel Asser - 1860 - 387 páginas
...Minister CANNING, naar aanleiding van onderhandelingen met Nederland gezegd heeft: "In matters of commeree the fault of the Dutch "Is giving too little and asking too much." De Minister liet daarop volgen: "With equal advantage the Freneh are content, "So we'll clap on Dutch...
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