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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theless, being encouraged by Oppius, who was
one of his colleagues, he ventured to assemble
the senate, and urged the punishment to be in-
flicted upon deserters. The senate, however,
were far from giving him the relief he sought 21),
for they foresaw 22) the dangers and miseries
that threatened the state, in case of opposing the
incensed army ; they therefore dcspatchcd messen-
gers to them, oflering to restore their former
mode of government. To this proposal the people
joyfully assented, and the army obeying, returned
to the city, if not with the ensigns, at least with
the pleasure, of a triumphant entry.
Thus ended the decemvirate, after having con-
tinued somewhat less than three years. Appius
was appointed a day to answer the charges
brought 23) against him of tyranny and murder.
Oppius, one of his colleagues, next to him in
guilt, was also arraigned; but both too well saw,
what mercy they had to expect; they, therefore,
resolved to prevent that fury which they could
not withstand, and both died by their own hands
in prison. The other eight went into voluntary
exile, and Claudius, the pretended master of
Virginia, was banished.
1) to aee. 2) to catch. 3) to lead. 4) to sell. 5) to «trike.
6) to keep. 7) to think. 8) to get. 9) to fly. 10) to »ell.
11) to «peak. 12)t08tand. 13) d. i. overiuigtl; hij tieij-
felde niet aan het onregt hemaangedaan. 14)namelijk
Virginius. 15) to leave. lG)namelijk , van Claudius.
17) to drive. 18) to take. 19) to run. 20) to go. 21) to
•eek. 22) to foresee. 23) to bring.
146. Be slecht beloonde verrader.
Camillus was sent against the Falisci, who had
been making their accustomed incursions upon the
Roman territories. His usual good fortune at-
tended him in this expedition, he routed their
army, and besieged their capital city Falerii,
which threatened a long and vigorous resistance.
The reduction of this little place would be scarce