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Titel: Nieuw Engelsch lees-, leer- en vertaalboek voor eerstbeginnenden
Auteur: Lagerwey, J.; Ludolph, L.J.C.
Uitgave: Gorinchem: J. Noorduyn en zoon, 1863
5e, verb. dr.
Auteursrechten: Zie auteursrechten
Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 5818
URL: http://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_201183
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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and to scalp your enemy. Are you not obliged to me?"
Tlie Captain expressing his gratitude; the Indian asked him:
"Have you a father?" "I believe he is living," replied
the Captain. — "Poor man! I pity him. Know, I was
once a father! my son fell at my side, fell gloriously covered
with wounds; — but I revenged his death; I scalped and
then killed his enemy." Making here a pause, he proceeded:
"Behold that sun! with what a brightness it shines to you!
Since that day a cloud has darkened all its radiance in my
eyes. — See that tree, which blossoms so fair for you, to
me it has lost all its beauty. — Go — return to yourfatiier.
Let the sun shine witli all its brightness for him, and the
tree appear in all its beauty.
Generosity of a Roller.
That there is sometimes honour among thieves, is proved
by the following circumstance, which happened Dec. 19,
] 780. — A lady walking across some fields in the neigh-
bourhood of Islington, observed two very suspicious looking
fellows, who seemed watching, an opportunity of robbing
her, as they took the same road with herself, and kept at
a very little distance from her. Iler alarm was increased by
observing a similar appearance, in a pathway at a little dis-
tance, but as the case did not admit of hesitation, she
beckoned him to stop, and addressed him with an air of
confidence: "Sir, you look like a gentleman; I do not
like the appearance or those fellows behind us, I tliink they
intend to rob me: will you protect me? — iladain,
replied the man , I will; take my arm, and I will attend
you until you are out of danger. You will see, when I
wave my handkerchief, the two men who have alarmed
you, will sheer off. They are my companions, and we
intended to rob you, but when confidence is reposed in
me, I am not scoundrel enough to betray it. lie attended
her, until she came in sight of her own house, where she