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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was, pardoned, and the conspirators died. The
Chan turning to his courtiers who heard the ad-
vice with contempt, told 3) tliera, » Tliat coun-
» sel could not be too nxuch vrtlued, which
1 has saved a king's life."
1) to bind. 2) to tell.
136. Hercules aan den kruisweg.
When Hercules was in that part of his youth,
in which it was natural for him to consider what
course of life he ought to pursue, he one day
retired into a desert, where the silence and so-
litude of the place very much favoured his me-
ditations. As he was musing on his present con-
dition and very much perplexed in himself on
the state of life he should choose, he saw 1) two
women, of a larger stature than ordinary, ap-
proaching towards him. One of them had a ve-
ry noble air and graceful deportment, her beauty
was natural and easy; her person clean and un-
spotted; her eyes cast towards the ground, with
an agreeable reserve; her motion and behaviour
full of modesty; and her raiment as white as
snow. — The other had a great deal of health
and floridness in her countenance, which she had
helped with an artificial white and red, and en-
deavoured to appear more graceful than ordinary
in her mien by a mixture of affectation in all her
gestures. She had a wonderful confidcnce and
assurance in her looks, and all the variety of
colours in her dress, that she thought 2) were
the most proper to Shew her complexion to
advantage. She cast her eyes on herself, then
turned them on those that were present, to see
how they liked her, and often looked on the
figure she made in her own shadow. Upon her
nearer approach to Hercules, she stepped before
the other lady (who came forward with a re-