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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for, they are of course unable to mate me
amends for my expenses. The parish-revenues
are rather decreased than augmented — all my
future prospects are darkened — the hope of
settling my affairs is vanished — I am grown old
with grief, and if death should seize upon me,
without my observing the suum cuique 3), and
paying my creditors, how dare I hope for a
good reception in the other world? And —"
»Yes, yes, it is certainly a bad affair — 'tis
plain I sliall be obliged to step in as mediator.
What may be the amount of your debts ?" —
. About 800 dollars." — » If you can prove
your sons have learned something, and are fit for
my service, they shall be provided for. — I will
settle with your creditors, and your salary shall
be increased, since you have educated your chil-
dren for the good of the country. — But where
are your daughters?" — » I always send them
to town when your Majesty comes here with
your suite." — » That is prudent: —let me see
them to morrow." — The next day, his Majesty
was told i) that two amiable young ladies were
in the antechamber, and would not be refused
admittance, insisting they had been sent for.
» Oh 1" said the king, > they are surely the par-
son's daughters: — go and fetch me a milliner,
and introduce the ladies." The king found 5)
them not only handsome and lively, but of fine
understandings: he conversed with them some time,
bought 6) them several expensive things, and
presented them with money besides. The mini-
ster's sons, who produced very good testimonials,
were provided for, the daughters soon obtained
husbands; and the king boasted of having made
a parson happy in both worlds.
I) to sleep. 2) d. i. hoe moet ik dot verstaan9 3) d.i.clk
het sijne, 4) lo tell. 5) to fiml. 6) to buy.