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 foolish wretches did not know when tliey
were well off, let them suffer for it."
1) to send. 2) to say. 3) to make. 4) to begin. 5) to find.
6) to can.
37. J)e Wolf en het Lam.
Tyrants soon find a plea to oppress those that
live under their power.
One hot, sultry day, a wolf and a lamb chan-
ced to come, just at the same time, to quench-
their thirst at a clear, silver brook, that ran 1) tum-
bling down the side of a rocky mountain. The
wolf stood 2) upon the higher ground, and the
lamb, at some distance from him, down the
current. But the wolf, having a mind to pick
a quarrel with him, asked him, what he meant
by making the water so muddy, that he could
notdrink. Thelanib, trembling with fear, told3)
him. in the mildest tone of voice, that he
could 4) not perceive how that could be. —
• You see, Sir," sayshe, » the water I drink runs
down from you to me, and therefore I cannot
disturb it so far up the stream." — .Be that
as it will," replies the wolf, • you are a
rascal, and I have been (old, that you treat-
ed me with ill language behind my back a-
bout half a year ago." — »Ui)on wy word," says
the Iamb, .at the time you .«peak of, I was not
born." The wolf, finding it to no purpose to
argue any longer against the truth, began 5) to
snarl and foam at the mouth, as if he had been
mad, and, drawing nearer to the lamb: .You
scoundrel,." says he, »if it was not you, it was
your father, and that is justthesame." Sohesei-
zcd the poor helpless thing, tore 6) it to pie-
ces, and made a meal of it.
I) to run. 2) to stand. 3) to tell. 4) to can. 5) to begin
6) to tear.
38. Mercuriui en de Uouthakker.
A man was felling a tree on the bank of a ri-
ver, and by chance let his hatchet slip out of