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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servant to his master, « here is a man in a great
hurry to speak with you, who says 1) he can save
you a thousand pounds." Out comes his ma-
ster. » What is that you say. Sir? That you
can save me a thoilsand pounds!" — » Yes, Sir,
I can; but I see you are at dinner. I will go,
and dine myself, and call again." » Oh, pray
Sir, come in, and take a dinner with me." —
» Sir, I shall be troublesome." — » Not at all."
The invitation was accepted; and dinner being
over, and the family retired, » Well, Sir," says
the man of the house, • now to our business.
Pray let me know, how I am to save this thou-
sand pounds." — » Why, Sir," said 2) the
other, » I hear you have a daughter to dispose
of in marriage." — » I have." — » And that
you intend to portion her with ten thousand
jounds." — »1 do so." — • Why then. Sir,
et me have her, and I will take her with nine
1) uilgelaten that. 2) to say.
91. De Bzehvriend.
The Archbishop of Toledo standing at a win-
dow, and seeing a clown beat his ass most un-
mercifully, opened the casement, and called out:
» Have done 1), have done, you scoundrel,
else I shall have you wliipt 2). » The clown an-
swered: » Your pardon, good master; I did 3)
not know 4) my ass had friends at court."
I) d. i. houd op. 2) to whip. 3) to do. i) uitgelalen thnl.
92. De beschaamde tuchtmeester.
A young Gentleman in the streets of Paris being
interrupted by a coach in his passage, struck 1)
the coachman. A tradesman, from his shop,
cried out: » What! beat the Marshal de Turen-
ne"s people!" Hearing that name, the gentle-