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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
URL: https://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_200629
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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out. This flung 1) all present into the deepest
affliction; but he shewed no other concern than
about his arms and the success of the battle.
Being assured that the Thebans were victorious,
and his arms being shewn him, he said to his
friends, with a composed air: » Do not regard
this day as the end of my life, but as the com-
pletion of my glory and the beginning of my
fame, I leave Thebes triumphant, Sparta hum-
bled, and Greece delivered from the yoke of
servitude. For the rest, I cannot think I die
without issue (his friends having lamented his
leaving no children, to inherit his virtues); —
Leuctra 2) and Mantinea are two illustrious daugh-
ters, that will certainly preserve my name, and
transmit my memory to the latest posterity." —
Having spoken 3) thus, he drew A) out the ja-
velin, and expired.
1) to fling. 2) Sij Leuctra in Beotie wat hij recda fe
voren overwinnaar geiveett. 3) to speak, 4) to draw.
71, De grootste Vcldheer.
While Hannibal was at the court of Antiochus,
he is said, by some authors, to have had an inter-
view with Scipio, and that the following dialogue
passed between them, —• Scipio asked: » Whom
he thought *) the greatest commander?" — 'A-
lexander the Great," replied Hannibal. Scipio
then asked him : • To whom he gave the next
place?" » He answered: » To Pyrrhus" — And
to whom the third?" — .To myself," said the Car-
thaginian, without any hesitation. .But had you
overcome me," asked Scipio, smiling, .where
wold you then have placed yourself?" — .A-
bove them all," answered Hannibal.
•) to think.
72. Getromcheid en Verraderij.
Darius I, King of Persia, having for more than
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