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Titel: Leerboek der Engelsche taal naar Ollendorff's methode
Deel: 4e stukje
Auteur: Stevens, J.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: Schalekamp, Van de Grampel en Bakker, 1871
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Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 8321
URL: http://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_201927
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they should always be disposed of in the least conspicuous parts
of the period; and so classed with other words of greater
dignity, as to be kept in their proper secondary station.
Agreeably to this rule, we should, always avoid concluding
with any of those particles which mark the cases of nouns —
of^ to^ from, with, by^ 8lc. For instance^ it is a great
deal better to say^ »Avarice is a crime of which wise men
are often guilty.'''' than to say »/Avarice is a crime which wise
men are often guilty o/." This is a phraseology which all correct
writers shun, and with j'eason. For besides the want of
dignity which arises from those monosyllables at the end,
the imagination cannot avoid restingfor a little, on the
import of the word which closes the sentence; and as those
prepositions have no import of their own, but only serve to
point out the relations of other words, it is disagreeable for
the mind to he left pausing on a word, which does not, by
itself, produce an idea, nor form any picture in the fancy,
(Blair s Lectures.)
Weet
gij, dat uwe aanmer-
kingen op den Heer O. gis-
teren diens broeder zeer
beleedigd hebben?
Ik zie niel in, boe zij bem
beleedigen konden.
Hij spreekl er van om u ter
verantwoording te roepen.
Wat gij zegt!
Weten.
Gewaarworden; verne
men.
Ik weel Zf'er goeil, dat
Niel, dat ik wist.
Are you aware that your re-
marks yesterday upon M.r. O.
gave great of fence to his
brother?
I do not see how he can lake
offence al them.
He speaks of calling you fo
account.
You do not {don *t) say so!
To be aware (of).
To become aware (of).
I am well aware, that —
ISot ihat I am aware of.
I emand Ï ek enscbap a f vor- To call to account.
deren, rekening of ver-
slag doen geven.
Beleedigen. To give offence.