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 nature of the soil, as well as the temperature
of the climate, it was esteemed the most health-
ful and delicious situation in Spain. Somemonths
before his resignation, he had sent an architect
thither, to add a new apartment to the monaste-
ry, for his accommodation; but he gave strict
orders, that the style of the building should be
such as suited his present situation, rather than his
former dignity. It consisted only of six rooms;
four of them in the form of friars' cells, with
naked walls; the other two, each twenty feet
square, were hung with brown cloth, and furnish-
ed in the most simple manner. They were all
on a level with the ground, with a door on one
side, into a garden, of which Charles himself
had given the plan, and had filled it with various
plants, which he intended to cultivate with his
own hands. On the other side, they communi-
cated with the chapel of the monastery, in which
he was to perform his devotions. Into this hum-
ble retreat, hardly sufficient for the comfortable
accommodation of a private gentleman, did Charles
enter, with twelve domestics only. He buried
there, in solitude and silence, his grandeur, his
ambition, together with all those vast projects,
which, during halfa century, had alarmed and
agitated Europe, filling every kingdom in it, by
turns, with the terror of his arms, and the dread
of being subdued to his power.
Bobertson. History of Charles the fifth.
I) De Koningin Maria van Engeland, Gemalin van Philip
II. 2) to leave. 3) to rise. 4) to break. 5) to wear.
6) Karel had aan zijnen soon reeds vroegerde regering
van het Koningrijk Ifapelt afgettaan. 7) to sink.
156. Kloosterleven en Hood van Keizer Karel V.
Charles V ended his days in the monastery of
St. Justus. When Charles entered this retreat, he
formed such a plan of life for himself, as would
have suited the condition of a private gentleman
of a moderate fortune. His table was neat, hut