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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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raonster wlio is along with her." — "That," replied his
Lordship, with a smile, "is my daughter."
The Fashion.
A gentleman having married an extremely ugly lady,
though very rich, was asked by his friends, "how he
could think of marrying so ordinary a woman?" "Look
ye," said he, "I bought her by weight, and paid notliing
for the fashion."
Open Confession.
Dr. Johnson was one day in company with a very talkative
young lady, of whom he appeared to take little notice.
She, in a pique, said to him, "Why, doctor, I believe
you prefer tiie company of men to that of ladies."
"Madam," replied he, "I am very fond of the company
of ladies; I like their beauty, I like tiieir delicacy, I like
their vivacity, 1 like their silence."
Don't laugh at others.
A one e/jed man, who was very fond of showing his wit,
was Vialking one morning near London and chanced to
meet a man with a hunchback. Thinking to have a joke
at his cost, he said to him: "Why, my friend, you are
loaded betimes this morning!" — The other, without
being disconcerted, replied: "Truly it appears to be very
early, if one may judge by you; for I see you have not
yet opened both your windows."
IIow to avoid heing cold.
During a very severe winter, a rich lord, who never
went out without being well wrapped up in a warm cloak,
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