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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it was observed, that he, ever after, avoided
any excess in wine.
1) to get drunk, dronken warden. 2) lo tell. 3) to lead.
4) to lose. 5) to bring.
108. Geleerde Afgetrokhenheid.
The late Doctor Stukely, one day, by appoint-
ment , paid a visit to Sir Isaac Newton. The
servant said 1) he was in his study. No one
was permitted to disturb him there; but, as it
was near his dinner-time, the visitor sat 2) down
to wait for him. In a short time a boiled chick-
en under a cover was brought 3) in for dinner.
An hour passed, and Sir Isaac did not appear.
The Doctor then eat 4) the fowl; and, covering
up the empty dish, desired the servant to get
another dressed for his master. Before that was
ready, the great man came down. He apologi-
zed for his delay; and added: — » Give me but
leave to take my short dinner, and I shall be
at your service. I am fatigued and faint." —
Saying this, he lifted up the cover, and, with-
out any emotion, turned about to Stukely with
a smile: »See," he says, »what we studious
people are! — I forgot 5) that I had
dined." —
1) uilgelatcn that. 2) to sit. 3) to bring. 4) to eat.
6) to forget.
109. Turksche Geregtigheid.
A poor Turk, having been cheated out of an
estate by a rich neighbour, summoned him before
the Cadi. The poor man had got 1) writings
to prove his right, but the latter had provided
a number of witnesses to invalidate them ; and,
the more effectually to support their evidence,
had presented the Cadi with a bag of five hun-
dred ducats. When it came to a trial, the poor
man produced his writings, and the other his
witnesses to set aside their authority 2), and