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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amazed at his never expressing any desire of mar-
rying, and having children." Thales made but
a trifling answer, and gave 2) the discourse ano-
ther turn. However, a day or two after, he
introduced a stranger (whom he had instructed
how to act) into the company of Solon, who,
finding he was just arrived from Athens, asked
him: .What news from thence.''" The stranger
replied: > The most remarkable was the funeral
of a 30ung man, which was attended by most of
the citizens, ho being the son of a man, for
whom they had the highest esteem, but who was
then abroad." — .What was the father's name?"
said Solon anxiously. • I really cannot remem-
ber," said the stranger. . Was it Solon ?" said
the Athenian. > It was," replied the stranger.
Solon immediately lost 3) the philosopher in the
father. He rent 4) his clothes, and gave him-
self up to the most immoderate grief. ■ Be of
good cheer, my friend," said Thales, taking his
hand: » this story is a mere fiction, you now
know my motives for living single; because I
would not be exposed to those painful sensations
you have just experienced." —
1) to tell. 2) to give. 3) to lose. 4) to rend.
74. Dronkemchap.
Cyrus, when he was about twelve years of
age, being at the court of Astyages, King of
Media, his grandfather, waited on him at an
entertainment in quality of his cup-bearer. The
king was greatly pleased with his adroit beha-
viour, but said to him: .You have forgot 1)
the principal part of your business in not tasting
to me." — . No," answered the young prince,
» it was not forgetfulness, Sir." — . Why did
you omit it then?" said the King. » Because I
imagined the liquor to be poisoned," replied
Cyrus. . How came you to think so?" de-