Titel: Engelsch leesboek voor eerstbeginnenden, benevens een woordenboekje
Auteur: Gedike, Friedrich
Uitgave: Deventer: J. de Lange, 1853
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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. 4089
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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try, and (after the close of their labours) ho-
noured by posterity."
We know by the life of this memorable hero,
to which of these two ladies he gave U) up his
heart; and I believe, every one who reads this,
will do him the justice to approve his choice.
1) to see. 2) to think. 3) to break. 4) to give.
137. Onmenschelijke Ondankbaarheid.
Mr. Thomas Inkle of London, aged twenty
years, embarked on the ship called the Achilles,
bound for the West-Indies, on the 16th of June,
1647, in order to improve his fortune by trade
and merchandise. Our adventurer was the third
son ofan eminent citizen, who had taken parti-
cular care to instil into his mind an early love
of gain, by making him a perfect master of num-
bers, and consequently giving him a quick view
of loss and advantage. With a mind thus turned,
young Inkle had a person, every way agreeable ,
a ruddy vigour in his countenance, strength in
bis limbs, with ringlets of fair hair loosely flowing
on his shoulders. It happened in the course of
the voyage, that the Achilles in some distress,
put into a creek on the main of America, in
search of provisions. The youth, who is the
hero of my story, among others, went ashore
on this occasion. From their first landing they
were observed by a party of Indians, who hid 1)
themselves in the woods for that purpose. The
English, unadvisedly, marched a great distance
from the shore into the country, and were in-
tercepted by the natives, who slew 2) the greatest
number of them. Our adventurer escaped, among
others, by flying into a forest. Upon his coming
into a remote and pathless part of the wood, he
threw 3) himself, tired and breathless, on a little
hillock, when an Indian maid rushed from a
thicket behind him. After the first surprise, they
appeared mutually agreeable to each other. If