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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must," says the landlord.— .1 won't 1)," says
the gentleman. In short, their dispute grew 2)
so high, that the landlord (who was a subaltern
magistrate, but neither a Solon nor Lyeurgus)
took 3) the gentleman before the Mayor. That
magistrate, whose understanding was in exact
equilibrio with that of the landlord, gravely told 4)
the gentleman : > That the custom of excepting
Mr. Mayor, had prevailed in that place time out
of mind 5), that every one was obliged to con-
form to it, and that he fined him a shilling for
refusing." — • Very well," answered the gen-
tleman, » there is the shilling, but may I bo
hanged, if that follow, who brought 6) me here,
is not the greatest fool in Christendom, — ex-
cept you, 5Ir. Mayor." —
1) in plaalt van will not. 2) to grow. 3) to take. 4) to
tejl. 5) d. ». sederl onhcugelijke tijden. 6) to bring.
86. De onnutte Vergoeding.
Henry the Eighth of England and Francis the
First of France, were both Princes of a very
warm temper; and the former, having a design
of sending an angry message to the latter, pitch-
ed on Sir Thomas More, his Chancellor, for
the messenger. Sir Thomas, having received his
instructions, told *) Henry, .that he feared, if
he carried such a message to so violent a man
as Francis, it might cost him his head." — .Never
fear, man," said the King, . if Francis was to
cut off your head, I would make every French-
man, now in my power, a head shorter." — .1
am much obliged to your Majesty," replies the
facetious Chancellor; » but I much doubt, if
any of their heads would fit my shoulders." —
•) to tell.
87. Wat is God?
What is God?
Simonides, the Greek poet, being asked the