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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think of plying in the streets as a porter for his
livelihood. One day as he was walking alone by
the sea-side, being seized with many melancholy
reflections upon his former and his present state ,
of life, which had raised a fit of devotion in
him, he threw 7) off his clothes with a design
to wash himself, according to the custom of the
Mahometans, before he said his prayers.
After his first plunge into the sea, he no sooner
raised his head above the water, than he found
himself standing by the side of the tub, with the
great men of his court about him and the holy
man at his side. He immediately upbraided his
teacher for having sent him on such a course of
adventures and servitude; but was wonderfully
surprised when he heard that the state he talked
of was only a dream and delusij)n; that he had
not stirred from the place where he then stood;
and that he had »nly dipped his head in the wa-
ter and immediately taken it «ut again.
The Mahometan doctor took this occasion of
instructing the Sultan, that nothing was impossible
with God; and that he, with wh#m a thousand
years are but as one day, can, if he pleases,
make a single day, #r a single moment, appear
to any of his creatures as a thousand years.
1) t* take. 2) tm hald. 3) to bring. 4) t* tell. 6) t*
stand. 6) ts see. 7) t* tbr*w.
153. Eenige anecdtten van Frederik den
L When in the Bavarian war, the king of Prussia
retired with his army out of Bohemia, the Prince
of Prussia 1) conducted the division under his
command, with so much skill, .courage and suc-
cess, that the king expressed his admiration and
satisfaction in the warmest terms. He afterwards