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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sentation of some play exhibited in honour of
the commonwealth, that an old gentleman came
too late for a place suitable to his age and qua-
lity. Many of the young gentlemen, who ob-
served the difficulty and confusion he was in,
made 1) signs to him, that they would accom-
modate him, if he came, where they sat 2): the
good man bustled through the crowd according-
ly; but when he came to the seats to which he
was invited, the jest was, to sit close and ex-
pose him, as he stood 3) out of countenance,
to the whole audience. . The frolic went 4) round
all the Athenian benches. But on those occa-
sions, there were also particular places assigned for
foreigners. When the good man skulked towards
the boxes appointed for the Lacedemonians, that
honest people, more virtuous than polite, rose5)
up all to a man, and, with the greatest respect,
received him among them. The Athenians, being
suddenly touched with a sense of the Spartan vir-
tue, and their own degeneracy, gave a thunder
of applause; and the old man cried out: » The
» Athenians understand what is good, but the
» Lacedemonians practise it."
1) to make. 2) to sit. 3) to stand. 4) to go. 5} to lise.
119. Dc grootmoedige vijand.
At the siege of Namur by the allies, there were
in the ranks'of the company commanded by Cap-
tain Pincent, in Colonel Fredcric Hamilton's re-
giment, one Union, a corporal, and one Valen-
tine, a private sentinel. There happened between
these two men a dispute about an affair of love,
which, upon some aggravations, grew l).to an
irreconcileable hatred. Union being the officer
of Valentine, took 2) all opportunities even to
strike his rival, and profess the spite and revenge
which moved him to it. The sentinel bore 3) it
without resistance; but frequently said, he would