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
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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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secret expedition, was entreated by a g-eneral
to tell him, what his design was. The King, in-
stead of telling him, asked inm, if he could keep
a secret. The general said, he could.*) »Well,
answered his Majesty, and I can keep a secret
as well as you."
*) can.
12. Bet te Meine Huis.
In a visit 1), Queen Elisabeth paid to the fa-
mous Lord Chancellor Bacon, at a small country-
^eat 2), he had built for himself before his pre-
ferment, she asked him, how it came to pass,
that he made his house too small for him? »It
is not I, Madam," answered he, »who have made
my house too small for myself; but your Majesty
has made me too big for my house."
I) en 2) mm moet which hierhij denken.
13. Zeldzame Verwachting.
One meeting his godson, asked him, where he
was going? »To school, sir," says the boy.
»That's well done," says he, »here is a sixpence
for thee; be a good boy, and I hope I shall
live to hear thee preach my funeral sermon."
1-i. Be Kaalkop.
A scholar, a bald man, andabarber, travelling
together, agreed each to watch four hours at
night, in turn, for the sake of security. The bar-
ber's lot came 1) first, who shaved the scholar's
head when asleep; then waked him, when his
turn came. The scholar, scratching his head, and
feeling it bald, exclaimed: » You wretch of a bar-
ber, you have waked the bald man instead of me."
1) to come.
15. Be Hoed in het Hoofd.
A bishop was consumed with the desire of being
a cardinal. He envied the good health of his
treasurer, and said: »How do you manage to
be always well, while I am always ill?" The