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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nument, he found nothing but the dead body,
with the following words: » Your avarice has
procured you infamy instead of riches. Had you
not been insatiable, you would not have violated
the sepulchres of the dead."
95. Het zonderlinge testament.
Eudamidas, a Corinthian , had *two friends,
Charixenus and Aretheus. Eudamidas being poor,
and knowing his .two friends to be rich, made
his will as follows, « 1 bequeath to Aretheus
the maintenance of my mother, to support and
provide for her in her old age. I bequeath to
Charixenus the care of marrying my daughter,
and of giving her as good a portion as he is able.
And, in case of the death of either, I substitute
the survivor in his place." They who first saw 1)
this will, made 2) themselves extremely merry
with it. But the executors had a different sense
of the matter; they accepted the legacies with
great satisfaction. Charixenus dying soon after,
Aretheus undertook 3) the whole. He nourished
the old woman with great care and tenderness.
Of his estate, which was five talents, he gave
the half in marriage with a daughter, his only
child, the other half in marriage with the daugh-
ter of his friendand on one and the same day
solemnized both their nuptials.
1) to see. 2) to make 3) to undertake.
96. Goedhartigheid.
Marshal Turenne happening one hot day to be
looking out of the window of his antichamber,
in a white waistcoat and nightcap, a servant en-
tering the room, deceived by his dress, mistakes
him for one of the under - cooks. He comes soft-
ly behind him, and with a hand which was not
one of the lightest, gives him a violent slap on