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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think of plying in the streets as a porter for his
livelihood. One day as he was walking alone by
the sea-side, being seized with many melancholy
reflections upon his former and his present state
of life, which had raised a fit of devotion in
him, he threw 7) off his clothes, with a design
to wash himself, according to the custom of the
Mahometans, before he said his prayers.
After his first plunge into the sea, henosooner
raised his head above the water, than he found
himself standing by the side of the tub, with the
great men of his court about him and the holy
man at his side. He immediately upbraided his
teacher for having sent him on such a course of
adventures and servitude; but was wonderfully
surprised when he heard that the state he talked
of was only a dream and delusion ; that he had
not stirred from the place where he then stood ;
and that he had only dipped his head in the wa-
ter and immediately taken it out again.
The Mahometan Doctor took this occasion of
instructing the Sultan, that nothing was impossible
with God; and that he, with whom a thousand
years are but as one day, can, if he pleases,
make a single day, or a single moment, appear
to any of his creatures as a thousand years.
I) to take. 2) to hold. 3) to bring. 4) to tell. S) to
stand. 6) to see. 7) to throw.
153. Eenige Anecdoten van Frederik den '
When in the Bavarian war, the King of Prussia
retired with his army out of Bohemia, the Prince
of Prussia 1) conducted the division, under his
command , with so much skill, courage and suc-
cess, that the King expressed his admiration and
satisfaction in the warmest terms. He afterwards