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You have condefcended to permit me to offer to Your Royal Highness my new Grammar of the Dutch Lan
HAARE KONINGLYKE HOOGHEID
HERTOGIN VAN YORCK.
Mag het uwe Koninglyke
Hoogheid behaagelyk Weezen.
Het heeft uwe Koninglyke Hoogheid aangenaam geweest myne nieuwe Hollandfche Spraakkonft onder uwe A 2 bescherming
guage. Such an Honor is Jo much the more flattering to me, as to thofe who know that you are converfant with the greatest niceties of that Language; it seems to imply, that Your Royal Highness thinks the performance is not entirely deftitute of Merit.
When I reflect, Madam, that Your Royal Highness takes pleasure in reading the matchless Poetical Works of Vondel, I can but be conscious bow unworthy of your abilities is the poor bomage, which I humbly lay at Your
Royal Highness's feet.