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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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0'1'lali. (Aside.) These lawyers are so used to bring
off the rogueries of others, that they are never without
an excuse for their own.
Varl. Were I assured that Dudley would give me half
the money, for producing this will, that Lady Eusport
does for concealing it, I would deal with him, and be
an honest man at half price; I wish every gentleman of
my profession could lay his hand on his heart, and say
the same thing.
OTlah. A bargain, old gentleman! Nay, never start,
nor stare; yon wasn't afraid of your conscience, never be
afraid of me.
Varl. Of you. Sir! who are you, pray?
OTlah. I'll tell you who I am: you seem to wish to
be honest, but want the heart to set about it; now I am
the very man in the world to make you so; for, if you
do not give me up that paper this very instant, by the
soul of me, fellow, I will not leave one whole bone in
your skin that shan't be broken.
Varl. What right have you, pray, to take this paper
from me?
O'riah. What right have you, pray, to keep it from
young Dudley? I don't know what it contains, but I am
apt to think it will be safer in my hands than in yours;
therefore give it me without more words, and save your-
self a beating: do now, you had best.
Varl. Well, Sir, I may as well make a virtue of
necessity. There: I have acquitted my conscience, at the
expense of five thousand pounds.
O'Flaw. Five thousand pounds! Mercy upon me! When
there are such temptations in the law, can we wonder if
some of the corps are a disgrace to it?
Varl. Well, you have got the paper; if you are an
lionest man, give it to Chai'les Dudley.
O'Flah. An honest man! look at me, friend, I am a
soldier, this is not the livery of a knave; I am an Irish-