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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to repeat word for word every thing 5) the owls
had said. — • You must know then," said the
Vizier, .that one of these owls has a son and the
other a daughter, between whom they are now
upon a treaty of marriage. The father of the
son said to the father of the daughter, in my
hearing: .Brother, I consent to this marriage,
provided you will settle upon your daughter fifty
ruined villages for her portion."— To which the
father of the daughter replied: »Instead of fifty,
I will give you five hundred, if you please____God
grant a long life to Sultan Mahmoud: whilst he
reigns over us, we shall never want ruined vil-
lages."— The story says, the Sultan was so touch-
ed with the fable, that he rebuilt the towns
and villages which had been destroyed, and,
from that time forward, consulted the good of
his people.
1) to know. 2) uitgelaten that. 3) to see. 4) to grow.
5) uitgelaten which.
106. Onverschrokkenheid.
During the last war 1) with France, Lord Howe
was suddenly awakened from his sleep by an Of-
ficer, who, in haste, told 2) him the ship was
on fire close to the powder-room. His Lordship
coolly replied: » If it is so, Sir, we shall very
soon know it." — Some minutes afterwards the
Lieutenant returned, and told his Lordship 3), he
had no occasion to be afraid, for the fire was
extinguished. — • Afraid?" replied Lord Howe,
hastily: . What do you mean by that. Sir? I
never was afraid in my life." —
1) namelijk 1778 tot 1785. 2) to tell. 3) uitgelaten that.
107. De verheterde Drinker.
Kamhi, Emperor of China, was always careful
to have his table served with European wines.
Having one day ordered a Mandarin, his most