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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him for it; and, if he continued to serve God
and his king faithfully and conscientiously he
could not fail of success and prosperity in this
world. — Upon reading this, the king stept
softly into his closet, fetched a rouleau of ducats,
and put it, with the letter, into the page's pocket.
He then rang so long, till the page awoke 4),
and carae into the closet. > You have been
» asleep, I suppose," said the king. The page
could not deny it, stammered out an excuse,
put, in his embarrassment, his hand into his
pocket, and felt 5) the rouleau of ducats. He
immediately pulled it out, turned pale, and look-
ed at the king with tears in his eyes. » What's
» the matter with you?" said the king. »Oh!"
replied tho page, » somebody has contrived my
» ruin: I know nothing of this money." — »What
> God bestows," returned the king, »he bestows
I in sleep. Send the money to your mother; give
» my respects to her, and inform her, that I will
> take care of her and you."
1). to ring. 2) to go. 3) to find. 4) to awake. 5) to feel.
The king once rose 1) very early, and walked
into the garden at Sans-Souci. He there observed
a boy employed by the gardener, who seemed
very busy in pruning a row of peach-trees. As
the boy had not worked long in the garden, he
did not know the king. » You are very early
» at work to-day," said the king. » Ay," replied
the boy, » that's what I must, for if the old
bear (meaning the king) comes into the garden,
and does not find the work done 2), nothing is
right." — » Bravo! my son," said the king,
i I would have you always think so;" — and
walked further.
1) to. rise. 2) to do.