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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This was all performed accordingly. Androcles,
after such a strange run of fortune, was now in
the area of the theatre, amidst thousands of spec-
tators, expecting every moment when his anta-
gonist wonld come out upon him. At length a
huge, monstrous lion leaped out from the place,
where he had been kept 9) hungry for the show.
He advanced with great rage towards the man ;
but on a sudden, after having regarded him a lit-
tle wistfully, he fell to the ground, and crept 10)
towards his feet with all the signs of blandish-
ment and caress. Androcles, after a short pause,
discovered that it was his old Numidian friend,
and immediately renewed his acquaintance with
him. Their mutual congratulations were very sur-
prising to the beholders, who, upon hearing an
account of the whole matter from Androcles, or-
dered him to be p«rdoned, and tho lion to be gi-
ven up into his possession. Androcles returned at
Rome the civilities, which he had received from
him in the deserts of Africa. Dion Cassius says,
that he himself saw 11) the lion about the streets
of Rome, the people every where gathering
about them, and repeating to one another: > Hie
est leo hospes hominis; hie est homo medicus leo-
nis."— »This is the lion who was the man's host;
this is the man who was the lion's physician." —
I) to flee. 2) to see. 3) to make towards, etc. naderen.
4) d, i. hij hield tick voor verloren. 5) to stick. 6) to
feel. 7) to leave. 8) to teeth, 9) to keep. 10) to creep.
11) to see.
139. De bedrogene Verwachting.
In the time when Bassora was considered as
the School of Asia, and flourished by the repu-
tation of its professors and the confluence of its
students, among the pupils, that listened round
the chair of Albumazar, was Gelaleddin, a native
of Tanris in Persia, a young man amiable in