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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for, they are of coursc unable to make me
amends for my expenses. The parish-revenues
are rather decreased than augmented — all my
future prospects are darkened — the hope of
settling my affairs is vanished — I am grown old
with grief, and— if death should seize upon me,
without my observing the suum cuique 3), and
paying my creditors, how dare I hope for a
good reception in the other world? And —"
«Yes, yes, it is certainly a bad affair — 'tis
plain I shall be obliged to step in as mediator.
What may be the amount of your debts?" —
» About 800 dollars." — «If you can prove
your sons have learned something, and are fit for
my scrvice, they shall be provided for. — I will
settle with your creditors, and your salary shall
be increased, since you have educated your chil-
dren for the good of the country, — But where
are your daughters?" — »1 always send them
to town when your Majesty comes here with
your suite." — » That is prudent: — let me see
them to morrow." — The next day, his Majesty
was told 4) that two amiable young ladies were
in the antechamber, and would not be refused
admittance, insisting they had been sent for.
• Ohl" said the king, »they are surely the par-
son's daughters; — go and fetch me a milliner,
and introduce the ladies."— The King found 5)
them not only handsome and lively, but of fine
understandings; he conversed with them sometime,
bougiit 6) them several expensive things, and
presented them with money besides. Tho Minis-
ter's sons, who produced very good testimonials,
were provided for, the daughters soon obtained
husbands ; and the King boasted of having made
a parson happy in both worlds.
1) to sleep. 2) d. i. hoo moet ik dal terslaan'! 3) H.i. clh
het fijne, 4) to tell. 5) to find, 6) to buy.