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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eye it is, and the horse is yours; if you cannot,
I hope you will allow him to belong to me."
Every one agreed to the justness of this propo-
sal, and the Frenchman, thinking it an equal
chance which he chose, said: • The blemish is
in the ofiF-eye." — > Uncover him," said the
Indian, » and you will find both his eyes as
good as mine." —
1) to overtake. 2) to lie. 3) to ride. 4) to bring. 5} to tell.
112. Ret beproefde Geduld.
A. fat parson happened one Sunday, after a
plentiful crop of tithes, to exert himself mightily.
His text was, the patience of Job. Deeply im-
pressed with his own discourse, he, for the first
time, acknowledged to his spouse at supper,
that he was somewhat choleric, but that hereafter
he was resolved to practise himself, what he had
preached toothers. »But now, myjevvel," says
he, » let us refresh ourselves with a sip of the
best. Remember the favourite barrel, may not
this be a proper time to give it vent?" The obe-
dient wife, ravished with his good humour, flewl)
to the cellar. But, alas! the barrel was sta-
ved, and quite empty. What should she do?
There was no hiding. »My dear," said she, with
despair in her eyes, »what a sad accident has hap-
pened!"— »lam sorry," replied the parson, grave-
ly, »if any one has met 2) with a misfortune;
for my part, if it concerns me, I am resolved to
bear it with Christian patience. But where is
the beer all this while?" — » Alack-a-day, that
is the very thing. How it has happened, I
cannot understand, but it is all swimming on
the ground." — What do pious resolutions
avail, when the hour of temptation comes? The
parson fell into a violent passion, raved, exclaim-
ed. — » My life," says she, » do but reflect upon
your sermon, think of the patience of Job." —