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Titel: Engelsch leesboek voor eerstbeginnenden, benevens een woordenboekje
Auteur: Gedike, Friedrich
Uitgave: Deventer: J. de Lange, 1853
6e 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. 4089
URL: https://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_200629
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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upon the methods expedient to avert the calamity.
The sons were pleased with his company, and
laughed to see him offer his staff at the shrine
of Apollo; which, however, was a much more
valuable present to the God than theirs, as it had
been made 2) hollow, and then filled with gold.
The young men, after executing their father's
commands, next inquired of the oracle, which of
them should be King of Rome ? to which it was
answered, that he who first kissed his mother,
should gain the kingdom. In consequence of this
declaration, Tarquin's sons resolved to kiss their
mother at the same time, and thus reign together.
Brutus however, who dived into the real mean-
ing of the oracle, as soon as they were arrived in
Italy, pretended accidentally to fall down, and
kissing the earth, saluted her whom he considered
as the general parent of all. From that time, he
conceived hopes of being the deliverer of his
country, and chasing the tyrant Tarquin and his
whole family from Rome.
1) to keep. 2) to make.
144. Brutus als Regter over zijne Zonen.
The 1 cgal power being overthrown, a form of
government, nominally republican, was substitut-
ed in its room. Brutus, the deliver of his coun-
try, and Collatinus, the husband of Lucretia, were
the first raised to the dignity of Consuls in Rome.
This new republic however, which seemed
so grateful to the people, had like to have been
destroyed 1) in its very commencement. A party
was formed in Rome in favour of Tarquin. Some
young men, of the principal families in thestate,
who had been educated about the King , and had
shared in all the luxuries and pleasures of the
court, undertook 2) to re-establish monarchy.
They were disgusted with the gloomy austerity of
a republican form of government, in which the