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Titel: Engelsch leesboek voor eerstbeginnenden, benevens een woordenboekje
Auteur: Gedike, Friedrich
Uitgave: Deventer: J. de Lange, 1853
6e verb. dr
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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when the examinations were finished, the rich
man pressed the Cadi to give sentence in his fa-
vour. But that magistrate, taking the bag of
money from under his sopha, said to him: • You
are much mistaken in this suit; for though tiiis
poor man can bring no witnesses in his favour,
1 can produce him five hundred, and here they
are." — lie then threw 3) liim the bag with
indignation, and decreed the estate to the
poor Turk.
1) to gr>t. 2) namelijh om dc deugdelijkheid der hewijs^n
hrachteloos te maken, 8) to throw.
110. Een zeldzame Naam,
Soon after the restoration of King Cnarles the
Second, an action was brought 1) in one of the
courts at Westminster, one of the parties in
which was named: » If-Christ-had-not-died-
thou-hadst-been-damned-Barebones" *) ; and
there being many deeds to peruse and the above
strange name occurring very frequently, the
Judge, at last, asked the Clerk, what nonsense he
was reading?— The Clerk informed him, it was
the plaintiff's name, —» The plaintifi's name ?" says
the Judge; »What is his name ?" —The Clerk re-
peated it. — »A very long name, indeed^" says
the Judge, »you must contract it for the future;
or it will engross all the court's time." The Clerk
obeyed, and through the remainder of the trial,
distinguished the plaintiff by the name of»Damn-
ed Barebones." —
•) The reader will remember, that, in the fanatical
times, it was customary to give children scripture
phrases and religious expressions for Christian names.
The person's name» after whom Oliver's 2) parliament
was called, was: Praise-God Barebones; possibly a
relation of the above.
1) to bring. 2) rf. t. Cromxcell.
111. De Bedrieger door List bedrogen.
A French trader, travelling through the inland