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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them with matter of their silly jests, which,
though I would not have you mind, I would
not have you invite. I will suppose you at
Rome, studying six hours uninterruptedly with Mr.
Harte, every morning, and passing your evenings
with the best company of Rome, observing their
manners and forming your own; and I will sup-
pose a number of idle, sauntering, illiterate En-
glish, as there commonly is there, living entirely
with one another, supping, drinking, and sitting
up late at each other's lodgings; commonly in
riots, when drunk; and never in good company
when sober. I will take one of these pretty fel-
lows, and give you the dialogue between him
and yourself; such as I dare say it will be on his
side, and such as I hope it will be on yonrs.
Englishman. Will you come and breakfast with
me to morrow; there will be four or fi^e of our
countrymen; we have provided chaises, and we
will drive somewhere out of town after breakfast?
Stanhope. I am very sorry I cannot, but I am
obliged to be at home all morning.
Englishman. Why then we will come and break-
fast with you.
Stanhope. I can't 3) do that neither; I amen-
nglihman. Well then, let it bo the next day.
Stanhope. To tell you the truth, it can be no
day in the morning; for I neither go out, nor
see any body at home before twelve.
Englishman. And what the devil do you do
with yourself till twelve o'clock ?
Stanhope. I am not by myself, I am with Mr.
Englishman. Then what tlie devil do you do
with him?
Stanhope. We study different things; wo read,
we converse.
Englishman. Very pretty amusement indeed !
Are you to take orders then? A)