There was the story of Doffue Martling, a large blue-bearded Dutchman
, who had nearly taken a British frigate with an old iron nine-pounder from a mud breastwork, only that his gun burst at the sixth discharge.
I made the captain a very low bow, and then, turning to the Dutchman
, said, "I was sorry to find more mercy in a heathen, than in a brother christian.
You and the Dutchman
will tell me what to do, and I'll do it.
The Flying Dutchman
, with a crew of ghostly clients imploring all whom they may encounter to peruse their papers, has drifted, for the time being, heaven knows where.
Look, too," and I pointed to a series of worn flat slabs of stone that were placed on a gentle slope below the level of a watercourse which in some past age had been cut out of the solid rock; "if those are not tables once used to wash the 'stuff,' I'm a Dutchman
It was lamentable that one was more amused by the ridiculous figure cut by the Dutchman
than outraged by Strickland's brutal treatment of him.
If ever a Holland Dutchman
stepped out of a Rembrandt frame, Captain Van Horn was that one, despite the fact that he was New York born, as had been his knickerbocker ancestors before him clear back to the time when New York was not New York but New Amsterdam.
This is a free country, an' I'm to tell that fat Dutchman
what I think of him.
Here a second inscription informed me that the painter considered the Flying Dutchman
to be no other than the Wandering Jew, pursuing his interminable Journey by sea.
in partnership with a dutchman
named Werbrust, a friend of Gobseck.
Tell him the one about the captain who went crazy and imagined he was the Flying Dutchman
The difference, however, between the character of the Spaniard and that of the Dutch boer is shown, by the former never asking his guest a single question beyond the strictest rule of politeness, whilst the honest Dutchman
demands where he has been, where he is going, what is his business, and even how many brothers sisters, or children he may happen to have.
Now he has fired out that Dutchman
head over heels, I suppose our turn's coming to-morrow morning.
stood by looking on; he smiled down at her; his white teeth flashed; the hair on his lip was like two twisted flames.
Indeed, the modest Dutchman
himself seemed conscious of his want of variety, and generally came before the family in a state of apologetic perspiration.