A Dutch speech
--The following admirable production, delivered before a company of volunteer soldiers, during our revolutionary struggle, upon the eye of their going forth to glorious war, was calculated to inspires them with more than Herculean strength and courage:
"Mine friends, ven virat you comed here, you vas boor, and now friends you is proud, and yous gotton on your unicorns, and demvits you like a dongs upon a hog's back; now mine frients, let me dell you dis, a man is a man if he's no pigger as my dumb.
Ven Tavid vent out to vight mit Golian, he dook noting mit him but von shling; now don't mistake me, mine frients; it was not a rumsbling; no. nor a gin shling; no, nor a mint and voter shling; no, none or dese shlings; it was a shling mate mit an hickory shtick-- Now, ven Golian see Tavid coming, he says, ' little sconndrel, does you come to fight me ? I will give you to be birds of the beast of de air.' Tavid says, ‘"Golian, de razenot mit de swift, nor is de pattle mit de sh and a man is a man if he's no pigger as my dumb.
So Tavid he fixe a shtto e in his s ing and he drows it at Golish and knocks his right in de forehead, and ten Tavid takes Goliah's swort and cut off his head — and den all de pretty gals comes out, and strewed flowers in his vay, and sung, St ui is a creat man, for he has kill his dausands, but Tavid is greater as he, for he has kill Goliah Now, mine frients, ven you goes out to vight m Pritish, remember you I tell you, data man is a man if he's no pigger as my damb."’