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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must," says the landlord. • I won't 1)," says
the gentleman. In short, their dispute grew 2)
so higli that the landlord (who was a subaltern
magistrate, but neither a Solon nor Lycurgus)
took 3) the gentleman before the Mayor. That
magistrate, whose understanding was in exact
equilibrio with that of tiie landlord, gravely told
4) tlie gentleman, » That the custom of except-
ing Mr. Mayor, had prevailed in that place time
out of mind 5), that every one was obliged to
conform to it, and that he fined him a shilling
for refusing." — » Very well," answered the
gentleman, » there is the shilling, but may I be
hanged, if that fellow, who brought 6) me here,
is not the greatest fool in Christendom, — ex-
cept you, Mr. Mayor."
1) in plaats van will not. 2) to grow. 3) to take. 4) to
tell. 5) d. i. sedert onheugelijke lijden. 6) to bring.
86. De onnulte vergoeding.
Henry the Eighth of England and Francis the
First of France, were both Princes of a very
warm temper, and the former having a design
of sending an angry message to the latter, pitch-
ed on Sir Thomas More, his Chancellor, for
the messenger. Sir Thomas, having received his
instructions, told *) Henry, that he feared, if
he carried such a message to so violent a man
as Francis," it might cost him his head. » Never
fear, man," said the King, » if Francis was to
cut off your head, I would make every French-
man now in my power a head shorter." — • I
am much obliged to your Majesty," replies the
facetious Chancellor; • but I much doubt, if
any of their heads would fit my shoulders."
•) to tell.
87. Wat is God 9
What is God ?
Simonides, the Greek poet, being asked tho