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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> refusal," cried LuoettaP » Ahlucelta," replied
Perrin, » how unhappy atn I for being poor?
I But I have not lost al hopes: mycircutnstanees
> may change for the better." — As they never
tired of conversing together, the night drew 6)
on and it became dark. Perrin, making a false
step , fell on the ground. He found a bag,
whieh was heavy. Drawing towards a light ia
the neighbourliood, ho found that it was filled
with gold. — » I thank Heaven," cries Perrin,
in a transport, »for being favourable to our
» wishes. '^Iiis will satisfy your father, and make
» us happy,"— In their way to her father's house,
a thought struck 7) Perrin. » This money is
» not ours. It belongs to some stranger, and
» perhaps this moment he is lamenting the loss
» of it. Let us go to the vicar for advice: he has
» always been kind to me." — Perrin put the
bag into the vicar's hand, saying, that at first ho
had looked on it asaprovidenlialpresenttoremove
the only obstacle to their marriage, but that he
novV doubted, whether he could lawfully retain
if. "Ihe vicar eyed the lovers with attention.
He admired their honesty, which appeared even
to surpass their affection. — > Perrin," said he,
> cherish these sentiments: heaven will bless yoB,
> We will endeavour to find out the ownen He
» will reward your honesty: I will add what I can
> spare. You shall have Luestta."
The bag was advertised in the newspapers, .
and cried in the neighbouring parishes. Some
time having elapsed, and the money not being de-
manded, the vicar carried it to Perrin: • These
> twelve thousand livres bear at present no profit.
» You may reap the interest at least. Lay thena
» out in such a manner, as to ensure the sum
» itself to the owner, if he shall appear." A
farm was purchased, and the consent of Lacet-
ta's father to the marri.-^e was obtained. Perrin
was employed in husbandry, «nd Lucetta in fa-