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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der, thou, who hast massacred women in their
sleep, and children in their cradles?
Savage. I killed none hut my enemies; I never
killed my own countrymen; I never killed my
friend. — Farewell, — I am resolved to swim
over the water,
Slercury. By this touch of my wand I take all
thy strength from thee. Swim now if thou canst.
Savage. This is a very potent enchanter. —
Restore me my strength, and I will obey you.
31ercury. I restore it; but be orderly, and do
as I bid thee, otherwise worse will befall thee.
Duellist. Mercury, leave him to me; I will
tutor him for you. Sirrah, savage, dost thou
pretend to be ashamed of my company? Dost
thou know that I have kept the best company in
England ?
Savage. I know thou art a scoundrel. — Not
pay thy debts! kill thy friend, who lent thee
money, for asking thee for it! Get out of my
sight. I will drive thee into the Styx.
Mercury. Stop! — I command thee. No vio-
lence! — Talk to him calmly.
Savage. .1 must obey you. — Well, Sir, let me
know what merit thou hadst to introduce thyself
into good company ? What couldst thou do ?
Duellist. Sir, I gamed, as I told 12) thee. —
Besides, I kept 13) a good fable. — I eat as well
as any man either in England or France.
Savage. Eat.' didst thou ever eat the chine of
a Frenchman, or his leg, or his shoulder? There
is fine eating! I have eat twenty. — My table
was always well served. My wife was the best
cook for the dressing of man's flesh in all North-
America, Thou wilt not pretend to compare thy
eating with mine?
Duellist. I danced very finely.
Savage. I will dance with thee for thy ears.—
I can dance all day long, I can dance the war-
dance with more snirit than any man of my na-