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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out. This flung 1) all present into the deepest
aflliction; but he shewed no other concern than
about his arms and the success of the battle.
Being assured that the Thebans were victorious,
and his arms being shewn him, he said to his
friends, with a composed air: > Do not regard
this day as the end of my life, but as the com-
pletion of my glory and the beginning of my
fame. I leave Thebes triumphant, Sparta hum-
bled, and Greece delivered from the yoke of
servitude. For the rest, I cannot think I die
without issue (his friends having lamented his
leaving no children, to inherit his virtues); —
2) Leuctra 2) and Mantinea are two illustrious
daughters, that will certainly preserve my name,
and transmit my memory to the latest posterity."
Having spoken 3) thus, he drew 4) out the ja-
velin, and expired.
1) to fling. 2) Bij Leuctra in Beotie was hij reeds te
voren ooerwinnaar geweest. 3) to »peak. 4) to draw.
71. De grootste veldheer.
While Hannibal was at the court of Antiochus,
he is said by some authors to have had an inter-
view with Scipio, and that the following dia-
logue passed between them. Scipioasked: »Whom
he thought *) the greatest commander?" — . A-
lexander the Great," replied Hannibal. Scipio
then asked him: » To whom he gave the next
place?" He answered: » To Pyrrhus"—And
to whom the third ?" — . To myself," said the Car-
thaginian, without any hesitation. » But had you
overcome me," asked Scipio, smiling, > where
would you then have placed yourself?" — . A-
bove them all," answered Hannibal.
*} to think.
72. Getrouwheid en verraderij.
Darius I., King of Persia, having for more than