Sentence Examples


  • And the scholars of the Netherlands combined to do him honour; even Herder regarded him as a greater poet than Horace.
  • In 1815 he represented him at the congress of Vienna, and succeeded in obtaining for the Netherlands a considerable augmentation of territory.
  • On the 18th of August 1477, by his marriage at Ghent to Mary, who had just inherited Burgundy and the Netherlands from her father Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy, he effected a union of great importance in the history of the house of Habsburg.
  • On his return to Germany he made peace with France at Frankfort in July 1489, and in October several of the states of the Netherlands recognized him as their ruler and as guardian of his son.
  • (1792-1849), king of the Netherlands, son of William I., was born at the Hague on the 6th of December 1792.