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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Antiochus. You are a good politician. Truth
seldom reaches the ear« of princes; they are
obliged to judge of every thing from the report
of others, and frequently are misled 5) on pur-
pose to serve the interest of those that deceive
and flatter them.
The king's attendants ride vp and discover him.
Husband and Wife (both kneel). Wliat will be-
come of us? We hope your Majesty will forgive
us; we did not know you were the king, or we
should not have made so free.
Antiochus. Honest people, fear nothing: I
thank you for your hospitable entertainment, but
still more for the lesson you have undesignedly
given me. To you (the courtiers) who pretend
to be my friends, I have but few thanks to gi^e ;
for during the many years you have served me,
I have never heard the truth concerning myself
till this day.
1) to loae. 2) to bring. 3) to fit. 4) to forget. 5) to
155. Keizer Karel V. doet afstand van de regering.
Charles resolved to resign his kingdoms to his
son Philip, with a solemnity suitable to the impor-
tance of the transaction and to perform this last
act of sovereignty, with such formal pomp, as
night leave a lasting impression on the minds not
only of his subjects, but of his successor. With
this view, he called Philip out of England,
where the peevish temper of his queen 1), which
increased with her despair of having issue , ren-
dered him extremely unhappy; and the jealousy
of the English left 2) him no hopes of obtaining
the direction of their affairs. Having assembled
the states of the Low-Countries at Brussels, on
the twenty-fifth of October, one thousand five
hundred and fifty-five, Charles seated himself,
for the last time, in the chair of state, on one