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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the Spaniard on his knees, who acquainted him
with his case, and implored concealment. »Eat
this," said the Moor, {giving him half a peach)
» you now know that you may confide in my
protection." — He then locked him up in his gar-
den-apartment, telling him, as soon as it was
night he would provide for his escjtpe to a place
of greater safety. The Moor then went into his
house, where he had just seated himself, when
a great crowd, with loud lamenlations, came to
his gate, bringing the corpse of his son, who
had just been killed hy a Spaniard. When the first
shock of surprise was a little over, he learntfrom
the description given, that the fatal deed was
done by the very person then in his power. He
mentioned this to no one; but as soon as it was
dark retired to his garden, as if to grieve alone,
giving orders that none should follow him. Then
accosting the Spaniard, he said: »Christian, the
person you have killed is my son, his body is
now in my house. You ought to suffer; hut you
have eaten with me, and I have given you my
faith, which must not behroken4)."— Hethen
led 5) the astonished Spaniard to his stables, and
mounted him on one of his fleetest horses, and
said: »Fly far, while the night can cover you,
you will be safe in the morning. You are indeed
guilty of my son's blood ; but God is just and
good, and 1 thank him I am innocent of yours;
and that my faith given is preserved." —
1) to alay. 2) to flee. 3) to lose. 4) to break. 5) to lead.
152. De korte en echter lange Tijd.
There is a famous passage in the Koran where
it is said, that the angel Gabriel took I) Maho-
met out of his bed one morning to give him a
sight of all things in the seven heavens, in Para-
dise and in Hell, which the Prophet took a di-
stinct view of; and, after having held 2) ninety