What need is there for merchants to have any style, or to risk their goods overseas, or the children to learn a trade, for peasants to sow and to work so hard on the soil, for the skipper to sail on the terrible and dangerous seas, for the soldier to risk his life for so little gain, if one can make profits of this sort?
Reaction to Dutch tulip mania

— Waermondt  

  • Save this Post to Scrapbook

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *