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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der, you, who have massacred women in their
sleep, and children in their cradles?
Savage. I killed none but my enemies; I never
killed ray own countrymen; 1 never killed my
friend. — Farewell — I am resolved to swim
over the water.
Mercury. By this touch of my wand I take all
thy strength from thee. S%vira now if thou canst.
Savage. This is a very potent enchanter. —
Restore me my strength, and I will obey thee.
Mercury. I restore it; but be orderly, and do
as I bid you, otherwise worse will befall you.
Duellist. Mercury, leave him to me; 1 will
tutor him for you. Sirrah, savage, dost thou
pretend to be ashamed of my company? Dost
thou know that I have kept the best company in-
England ?
Savage. I know thou art a scoundrel. — Not
pay thy debts! kill thy friend who lent thee mo-
ney, for asking thee for it! Get out of my sight.
I will drive thee into the Styx.
Mercury. Stop. — I command thee. No vio-
lence. — Talk to him calmly.
Savage. I must obey thee. — Well, Sir, let
me know what merit you had to introduce you
into good company? What could you do?
Duellist. Sir, I gamed, as I told 12) you. —
Besides, I kept 13) a good table. — I eat as well
as any man either in England or France.
Savage. Eat! did you ever eat the chine of a
Frenchman, or his leg , or his shoulder! There
is fine Eating! I have eat twenty. My table
was always well served. My wife was the best
cook for the dressing of man's flesh in allNorth-
Amcrica. You will not pretend to compare your
eating with mine?
Duellist. I danced very finely.
Savage. 1 will dance with thee for thy ears.—
I can dance all d.iy long. 1 can dance the war-
dance with more spirit than any man of my na-