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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sters, at first servilely, afterwards more freely,
and at last, I joined habit and invention.
All this will happen to you, if you presevere
in the desire of pleasing, and shining as a man of
the world. Your constant collision with good
company will, of course, smooth and polish you.
— Yours, Adieu.
1) to catch. 2 to ride. 3) 100 Engdsehe mijlon zijn iets
minder dan 25 Hollandsche uren gaans. 4) to drink. 5)
to think. 6)namelijk , als hij even de Uoogeschool ver-
lalcH had. 7) to make. 8) to speak. 9)Eenvcrsuit Vir-
gilius: Ik stand verbaasd, de haren rezen mij teberge,
en ikkonde gecnwoorduitbrengen. 10)tosce. ll)todQ.
12) to grow. 13) te get.
London, September the 12th, 0. S. 1749.
Dear Boy,
It seems extraordinary, but is vere true, that
my anxitey for you increases in proportion to the
good accounts which I receive of you from all
hands. I promise myself so much from you, that
I dread the least disappointment. You are now
so near the port, whieh I have so long wished
and laboured to bring you safe into, that my
concern would be doubled, should you be ship-
wrecked within sight of it. The object, there-
fore , of this letter is, (laying aside all the autho-
rity of a parent) to conjure you as a friend, by
the affection you have for me (and surely you
have reason to have some) and by the regard
you have for yourself, to go on, with assiduity
and attention, to complete that work, which,
of late, you have carried on so well, and which
is now so near being finished. My wishes, and
my plan were to make you shine, and distinguish
yourself equally in the learned and the polite
world. Few have been able to do it. Deep
learning is generally tainted with pedantry, or at
least unadorned by manners; as, on the other