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Je Maintiendrai

(I will maintain). The motto of the House of Nassau. When William III. came to England he retained the motto, but added to it, “I will maintain the liberties of England and the Protestant religion.

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