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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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. there's a skull: but I'll 3) be shot -4), if the
> owner is not coming for it." —
I) to undertake. 2) to get. 3) voor I will. 4) to shoot.
82. l)e Tootn in den Mond.
A young man of distinction, just returned from
the grand t(mr 1), and who exerted the travel-
ler's privilege of embellishing the truth with the
flowers of invention, with a great deal of free-
dom, was one day recounting the number of
presents he had received from diflerent foreign
princes, particulary a very grand bridle given
him by the French King. • It is so elegantly
ornamented with gold and precious stones," said
he, » that I cannot think of putting it in the
mouth of my horse; what shall I do with it?"
continued he, to an old veteran in the army. —
• Put it in your own 2), my Lord," replied
the officer.
J) d, i, groote rei> door Europa, 2) d, i. ztcijg.
83. JluweHjksliefde.
After Cyrus the Great had, by a stratagem,
surprised the King of Armenia, and all his fami-
ly, he asked Tigranes, the King's son, what he
would give to restore his Lady {whom he had
lately married) to her liberty? — .A thousand
lives, if I had them," replied the Prince. Cy-
rus, however, gave them all their liberty, after
swearing them to be friends and allies to the
Medes and Persians. On their return, while eve-
ry one was praising the comeliness and beha-
viour of the Persian Prince. Tigranes asked his
wife: .What she thought 1) of the person and
behaviour of Cyrus?" To which she replied :
. She did 2) not lake much notice of him." —
• No?" replied the prince. » What else could
command your attention? — • The man, said