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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» iety or remorse." Thus was honesty reward-
ed. Let those, who desire the reward, practise
tlie virtue.
1) to loie. 2) to keep. 3) to meet. 4) in plaats ran will
not. It won't do, het gaat niet aan. 6) in plaats van
I will. 6) to diaw. 7) to strike. 8) to see. 9) lo forget.
123. De kluisenaav.
A hermit dwelt in a cave near the summit of
a lofty mountain, from whence he surveyed a
large extent both of sea and land. He sat one
evening, contemplating with pleasure the various
objects that lay before him. The woods were
dressed in the brightest verdure, the thickets ad-
orned with the gayest blossoms; the birds caroled
beneath the branches, the lambs frolicked around
the meads, the peasant whistled at his team, and
the ships, moved by gentlegales, were returning
into their harbours. The arrival of spring had
enlivened the whole scene, and every object
yielded a display either of beauty or of happiness.
On a sudden arose 1) a violent storm ; the winds
mustered all their fury, and whole forests of oak
lay scattered on the ground. Darkness succeeded:
hailstones and rain were poured down in cataracts,
and lightening and thunder added horror to the
gloom. And now the sea, piled up in mountains,
bore 2) aloft the largest vessels, while the uproar
of its waves drowned the shrieks of the wretched
mariners. When the tempest had exhausted its
fury, it was instantly followed by the shock of
an earthquake.
The poor inhabitants of the neighbouring villa-
ges Hocked to our hermit's cave, fully convinced
tliat his known sanctity would protect them in
their distress. They were not a little surprised
at the profound tranquillity which appeared in
his countenance. • My friends, said he, be not
dismayed. Terrible to me , as to you, would
have been this war of elemeuts, but I have me-