The discovery by de Groot in 1863 of petroleum added a most important industry to the list of the resources of Java.
de Groot, Hoogerbeets and two others were nominated, and they at once set out for Utrecht.
de Groot and Hoogerbeets had to undergo a similar, though less protracted, inquisition.
de Groot, as well as his wife, was aghast at the child's remark, and took it as a direct indication from Heaven.
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"That is why I turn to literature with such predilection," said the young man, greatly excited by Mr. de Groot's way of talking.
Sentences of imprisonment for life were passed upon de Groot and Hoogerbeets.