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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manded the King. » Because," answered (lie
Prince, • I observed, at an entertainment 2)
you made 3) not long ago, all who drank 4)
of that liquor appeared by their frantic and
noisy behaviour to be infected with madness;
and you yourself. Sir, seemed to have forgot
the dignity of your own station and the inferio-
rity of theirs, for when you attempted to dance,
you were scarcely able to stand!" — » And
did you never see your father so?" asked the
King, » how is he when he drinks?" — »He ne-
ver drinks but to satisfy nature," answered the
Prince, » nor ever takes a second draught, till
she 5) makes a second call." — It should be
remembered, the Persians, at the time of the
transaction, were as remarkable for their abste-
miousness as afterwards for their luxury.
1) to forget. 2) uitgelalen which. 3) to make. 4) to
drink. 5) te iceten, de natuur.
75. Tegenwoordigheid van Geest.
The Caliph Hegiage, who by his cruelties had
rendered himself the dread of his subjects, hap-
pening to travel through part of his dominions
in disguise, met 1) an Arabian of the desert,
and asked him, among other things, what sort
of a man the Caliph was, of whom so much was
said? — » He is no man," replied the Arabian;
» but a monster. — »Of what do they accuse
him ?" said the Caliph. » Of the most inhuman
barbarites," replied the Arabian. » Have you
ever seen 2) him? " demanded Hegiage. »No,"
answered the other. »Look at him now," said
the Caliph, »it is to him 3) you speak." The
Arabian, without betraying the least surprise,
fixed his eyes upon him, saying: » And you,
Sir, know you, who I am?" — »No," replied
the Caliph. » I am of the family of Zobair,"
says the Arabian, » all whose descendants are