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The Dutch have taken Holland. A quiz when anyone tells what is well known as a piece of wonderful news. Similar to Queen Bess (or Queen Anne) is dead; the Ark rested on Mount Ararat; etc.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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