A COLONIAL HOME
walking home from a three hours sermon in broadcloth mantles and velvet robes, giving solemn entertainments in their trim gardens along the canal, with the sun in noon-day glory over-head, and generally ignoring the
trifling differences between Amsterdam and Batavia. They fought very valiantly for their ancestral customs; but very few returned to tell of the fight.
Since, people have reflected that a, live Netherlands-Indian is better then a dead Hollander. And giving