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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61. Peter de groote..
Wlicn the Czar Peter the Great was at Paris,
lie was conducted to the Sorbonne, where he
was shewn the famous Mausoleum, erected to
the memory of that great statesman, Cardinal Ri-
chelieu. The view of that grand «object threw
I) him into an enthusiastic rapture, which he al-
ways felt 2) on such occasions, and embracing
the statue, he exclaimcd: » Oh! that thou wert
3) but still living! I would give thee one half
of my empire, to govern the other."
1) to throw. 2) to feel. 3) I were, thou wert, cto.fn
plaats ran 1 might be, etc.
62. Laconisch anttooord.
Philip, the father of Alexander the Great, once
wrote *) to the Lacedaemonians in the following
manner: » If I enter your territories, I will de-
stroy every thing with fire and sword." To this
terrible menace, the Lacedaemonians answered
only by the word, > If."
,*) to write.
63. Ondericerping des wetgeters.
Charondas, a Grecian law-giver, returning one
day from pursuing some thieves, and finding a
tumalt in the city, went armed into the assembly,
though he himself had prohibited any one's doing
so by an express law. A person observing his
arms, said to him: » You violate your own
laws." — .1 do not violate them," said Charon-
das, » but seal them thus with my blood;"
saying this he plunged his sword into his bo-
som, and expired immediately.
6-'f. Openhartige hehentenis.
Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, being informed that