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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stable, where ho found an old milch-cow, nurse
to the whole family. He then gave the old folks
on account of his voyage, and of all the riches
be had brought 4) from Peru. They listened
greedily, and every the least particular of his re-
lation made on them a sensible impression of grief
or joy. Having finished his story, he oflered
them a part of his estate, and entreated his father
not to work any more. — »No, my son," said
Jacobo, » I love my trade, and will not leave
» it off." — . Why," replied the banker, > is it
» not now high time to take your ease ? I do not
» jtropose your living with me at Madrid; I know
» well that a city life would not please you. En-
»joy your own way of living, but give over your
» hard labour, and pass the remainder of your
» days in ease and plenty." The mother seconded
her son, and Jacobo yielded. — »To please
» you, Francillo," said he, » I will not work any
» more for the public, but will only mend my
> own shoes, and those of my good friend the
» vicar." — The agreement being concluded, the
banker eat a couple of eggs, and slept 5) in the
game bed with his father and mother, enjoying
that kind of satisfaction which none but dutiful
children can feel or understand. The next morn-
ing the banker, leaving his parents a purse of
three hundred ducats, returned to Madrid: but
was much surprised to see Jacobo at his house
a few days thereafter. » My father," said he,
» what brings you here?" — » Francillo," ans-
wered the honest cobbler, > I have brought your
» purse, take it again, for I desire to live by my
» trade, and have been ready to die with uneasi-
» ness ever since I left 6) off working.
1) to go. 2) to get. 3) to fling. 4) to bring. 5) to *l«ep.
6) to leave.
125. Dankbaarheid en edelmoedigheid.
Ali-ibn-abbas, favourite of the Caliph Mamoun,