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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61. Peter de Groote.
When the Czar Peter the Great was at Paris,
he was conducted to the Sorbonne, where he
was shewn the famous Mausoleum, erected to
the memory of that great statesman. CardinalKi-
chelieu. The view of that grand object threw 1)
him into an enthusiastic rapture, which he al-
ways felt 2) on such occasions, and embracing the
statue, he exclaimed: • Oh! that thou wert 3)
but still living! I would give thee one half of
my empire, to learn how to govern the other."
I) to throw. 2) to feel. 3) I were, thou wert, etc. in
ptaata ran 1 might be, etc.
62. Laconisch Antwoord.
Philip, the father of Alexander the Great, onoe
wrote *) to the Lacedaemonians in the following
manner: .If I enter your territories, I will de-
stroy every thing with fire and sword." To this
terrible menace, the Lacedaemonians answered
only by the word, » If."
•) to write.
63. Ondertcerping des Wetgevers.
Charondas, a Grecian law-giver, returning one
day from pursuing some thieves, and finding a
tumult in the city, went armed into the assembly,
though he himself had prohibited any one'sdoing
so by an express law. A person observing his
arms, said to him: » You violate your own
laws." — » I do not violate them," said Charon-
das, »but seal them thus with my blood;"
saying this he plunged his sword into his bo-
som, and expired immediately.
64. Openhartige Bekentenis.
Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, being informed that