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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
URL: https://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_200628
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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Romans, whom now the Alban army consented
to obey.
A victory so great and attended with such
signal effects, deserved every honour Rome could
bestow; but as if none of the virtues of that
age were to be without alloy, the hand , which
in the morning was exerted to save his country,
was before night imbrued in the blood of a sister.
Returning triumphant from the field, it raised his
indignation to behold her bathed in tears, and
lamenting the loss of her lover , one of the Cu-
riatii, to whom she was betrothed ; but , upon
seeing the vest, which she had made 8) for her
lover, among the number of his spoils, and hear-
ing her upbraidings, it provoked him beyond
the power of sufferance, so that he slew 9) her
in a rage. This action greatly displeased the se-
nate, and drew 10) on himself the condemnation
of the magistrates; but he was pardoned by mak-
ing his appeal to the people.
1) to seek. 2) to meet. 3) to keep. 4) to choose.
5) to lead. 6) to behold. 7) to see. 8) to make.
9) to slay. 10) to draw.
142. De SihylUjnsche hoeken.
Tarquin the Proud undertook to build the Ca-
pitol, the foundation of which had been laid 1)
in a former reign, and an extraordinary event con-
tributed to hasten the execution of his design.
A woman, in strange attire, made 2) her appea-
rance at Rome, and came to the king Tarquin,
offering to sell nine books, which she said were
of her own composing. Not knowing the abilities
of the seller, or that she was, in fact, one of
the celebrated Sibyls, whose prophecies were
never found to fail, Tarquin refused to buy them.
Upon this she departed, and burning three of
her books, returned again, demanding the same
price for the six remaining. Being once more
despised as an impostor, she again departed; and