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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fear, lest the reapers should come to reap it,
before her young brood were fledged, and able
to remove from the place. Wherefore, upon
flying abroad to look for food, she left 1) this
charge with them; That they should take notice
what they heard talked of in her absence, and
tell her of it when she came 2) back again.
When she was gone 3), they heard the owner
of the corn call to his son: »Well," says he, »1
think this corn is ripe enough ; I would have you
go early to morrow, and desire our friends and
neighbours to come and help us to reap it." When
the old lark came home, the young ones fell a
quivering and chirping round her, and told 4)
her, what had happened, begging her to remove
them as fast as she could. The mother bid them
be easy; ifor," says she, »if the owner depends
upon friends and neighbours, I am pretty sure
the corn will not be reaped to morrow" Next
day she went 5) out again, upon the same oc-
casion, and left the same orders with them as
before. The owner came, and stayed, expecting
those he had sent 6) to; but the sun grew 7)
hot, and nothing was done, for not a soul came
to help him. .Then," says ho to his son, . I per-
ceive these friends of ours are not to be depend-
ed upon, so that you must e'en 8) go to your
uncles and cousins, and tell them I desire they
would be here betimes to morrow morning to
help us reap." Well, this the young ones, in a
great fright, reported also to their mother. > If
that be all," says she, .don't 9) be frightened,
children, for kindred and relations do not use to
be so very forward as to serve one another; but
take particular notice what you hear said the
next lime, and be sure you let me know it."
She went abroad the next day, as usual, and
the owner finding his relations as slack as the
rest of his neighbours, said to his son: .Ilarkyo,