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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( 120 ) in his time at Athens, who had made 1)
strange discoveries of men's tempers and inclina-
tions by their outward appearances. Socrates'
disciples, that they might put this artist to the
trial, carried him to their master, whom he had
never seen before, and did not know he was
then in company with him. After a short exa-
mination of his face, the physiognomist pronoun-
ced him the most lewd, libidinous, drunken old
fellow that he had ever met with in his whole
life. Upon which the disciples all burst out a
laughing, at thinking they had delected the false-
hood and vanity of his art. But Socrates told 2)
them, that the principles of his art might be very
true, notwithstanding his present mistake; for that
he himself was naturally inclined to those parti-
cular vices, which the physiognomist had discover-
ed in his countenance; but that he had conquer-
ed the strong dispositions he was born with by
the dictates of philosophy.
1) to make, 2) to tell.
150. Edelmoedigheid van eenen neger.
A remarkable instance of honour is recorded of
a poor unenlightened African negro in captain
Seagrove's account of his voyage to Guinea.
A sloop, trading there in 1752, leftl) William
Murray sick on shore, and sailed without him.
Murray was at the house of a black named Cud-
joe, with whom he had contracted an acquain-
tance during their trade. He recovered, and the
sloop being gone, he continued with his black
friend till some other opportunity should offer of
his getting home. In the mean time a Dutch ship
came 2) into the road, and some of the blacks
coming on board her, were treacherously seized
and carried off as their slaves. The relations and
friends, transported with sudden rage, ran 3) to
the house of Cudjoe, to take revenge by killing