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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when the examinations were finished, the rich
man pressed the Cadi to give sentence in his fa-
vour. But that magistrate, taking the bag of
money from under his sopha, said to him: » You
» are much mistaken in this suit; for though this
» poor man can bring no witnesses in his favour,
» I can produce him five hundred, and here they
» are/' He then threw 3) him the bag with
indignation , and decreed the estate lo the
2) to get. 2) mameUjk omdedeugdelijkheiddcrhevjijzen
krachieloos te maken. 3) to throw.
110. Een zeldzame naam.
Soon after the restoration of King Charles the
Second, an action was brought 1) in one of the
courts at Westminster, one of the parties in
which was named, > If-Christ-had-not-died-
thou - hadst - been - damned - Barebones *) ; and
there being many deeds to peruse and the above
strange name occurring very frequently , the
Judge, at last, asked the Clerk what nonsense he
was reading? The Clerk informed him, it was
the plaintiff's name. »The pltintiff's name?" «ays
the Judge; » what is his name?" The Clerk re-
peated it. »A very long name, indeed," says
the Judge, » you must contract it for the future;
or it will engross all the court's time." The Clerk
obeyed, and through the remainder of the trial,
distinguished the plaintiff by the name of » Damn-
ed Barebones."
*) The reader will remember« that, in the fanatical
limes, it was customary to give children scripture
phrases and religious expressions tor Christian names.
The person*s name, after whom Oliver^s2) parliament
was called, was Praiae-God Barehones; possibly a
relation of the above.
]) to bring. 2) d. t. Cromwell,
111. De bedrieger door list bedrogen,
A French trader, travelling through the inland