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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man, quite out of countenance, flew 2) to the
coach, to make his excuse. The Marshal said
smiling: .You understand. Sir, how to correct
servants; allow me to send mine to you, when
they do amiss." —
1) to strike. 2) to fly.
93. De Boer en de Advokaat.
A farmer came to a neighbouring lawyer, ex-
pressing great concern for an accident 1), he said
had just happened. .One of your oxen," conti-
nued he, .has been gored by an unlucky bull of
mine, and I should be glad to know what repa-
ration I am to make you." —.Thou art an honest
fellow," replied the lawyer, .and wilt not think
it unreasonable that I have one of thy oxen in
return." — .It is no more than justice," quoth the
farmer. — . But what did I say? I mistook 2).
It is your bull that has killed one of my oxen."
— .Indeed!" said the lawyer, .that alters the case,
I must inquire into the afiair, and if".....And if!"
interrupted the farmer; .the business I find would
have been concluded without an if, had you
been as ready to do justice to others as to exact
it from them." —
1) to strike. 2) to mistake.
94. De gezochte Schat.
Nitocris, Queen of Babylon, ordered a monu-
ment to be raised for her with the following in-
scription : . If any King, who reigns in Babylon
after me, shall be in distress, for want of money,
let him open this sepulchre, and take what is
needful. But let him not disturb my ashes, un-
less he be really in want, for it will be a viola-
tion." — The sepulchre remained untouched till
the kingdom came to Darius, son of Hystaspes.
Bis avarice having moved him to open the mo-