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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ters, at first servilely, afterwards more freely,
and at last, I joined habit and invention.
All this will happen to you, if you persevere
in the desire of pleasing;, and shining as a man
of the world. Your constant collision with good
company will, of course, smooth and polish you.—•
Yours, Adieu.
1) to catch. 2) to ride. 3) 100 Engelache mijlen zijn iet$
minder dan 25 Uollandsche uren gaans. 4) to drink.
5) to think. 6) namelijk, ah hij even de Hoogeachool
verlaten had. 7) to make. 8) to speak. 9) Een vers uit
Virgilius: Ik stond verhaasd^ de haren rezen mij ie
herge^ en ik konde geen woord uitbrengen. 10) to see,
11) to do. 12) to grow. 13) to get.
London, September the 12th, 0. S. 1749.
Dear Boy,
It seems extraordinary, but is very true, that
my anxiety for you increases in proportion to the
good accounts, which I receive of you from all
hands. T. promise myself so much from you, that
I dread the least disappointment. You are now
so near the port, which I have so long wished
and laboured to bring you safe into, that my
concern would be doubled, should you be ship-
wrecked within sight of it. The object, there-
fore, of this letter is, (laying aside all the autho-
rity of a parent) to conjure you as a friend, by
the affection you have for me, (and surely you
have reason to have some) and by the regard
you have for yourself, to go on, with assiduity
and attention, to complete that work, which,
of late, you have carried on so well, and which
is now so near being finished. My wishes, and
ray plan were to make you shine, and distinguish
yourself equally in the learned and the polite
world. Few have been able to do it. Deep
learning is generally tainted with pedantry, or at
least unadorned by manners; as, on the other