Titel: Engelsch leesboek voor eerstbeginnende, benevens een woordenboekje
Auteur: Gedike, Friedrich; Bomhoff, Derk
Uitgave: Deventer: J. de Lange, 1840
5e verb. dr.
Opmerking: Vert. van: Englisches Lesebuch für Anfänger, nebst Wörterbuch und Sprachlehre. - 1795
Auteursrechten: Zie auteursrechten
Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 4085
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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as lliey were there tormented with. In this ten-
der correspondence these lovers lived for several
months, when Yariko, instructed by her lover,
discovered a vessel on the coast, to which she
made signals: and in the night, with the utmost
joy and satisfaction, accompanied him to a ship's
orew of his countrymen, bound for Barbadoes.
When a vessel from the main arrives at that island,
it seems, the planters come down to the shore,
where there is an immediate market of the/wt/ta»«
and other slaves, as with us of horses and oxen.
To be sliort, Mr. Thomas Inkle now coming
into English territories, began seriously to reflect
upon his loss of time, and to weigh with himself
how many days interest of his money he had lost 9)
during his stay with Yariko. This thought made
the young man very pensive, and fearful what
accoimt he should be able to give his friends of
his vojage. Upon which j3onsiderations the jiru-
dent and frugal young man sold 10) Yariko to a
Barbadian merchant; notwithstanding that the
poor girl, to incline him to commiserate her
condition, told 11) him that she was with child
by him : but he only made use of that informa-
tion to raise his demands upon the purchaser.
1) to hide. 2) to slay. 3) to throw. 4) to grow. 6) to
give. 6) to lead. 7) to bring. 8) namelijk Amerika,
9) to lose. 10) to »ell. 11) to tell.
138. Dankbaarheid van een dier.
Androcles was the slave of a noble Roman,
who was proconsul of Afric. lie had been guilty
of a fault, for which his master would have put
him to death, had not he found an opportunity
to escape out of his hands, and fled 1) into the
deserts of Numidia. As he was wandering among
the barren sands, and almost dead with heat and
hunger, he saw 2) a cave in the side of a rock,
lie went into it, ynd finding at the further end
of it a placc lo sit down upon, rested there for