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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
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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refusal," cried Lucetta? »Aii Lucetta," replied
Perrin, » how unhappy am I for being poor ?
But I have not lost all hopes: my circumstanccs
may change for the better." — As they never
tired of conversing together, the night drew 6)
on, and it became dark. Perrin, making a false
step, fell on the ground. He found a bag,
which was heavy. Drawing towards a light in
the neighbourhood, he found that it was filled
with gold. — > I thank Heaven," cries Perrin,
in a transport, • for being favourable to our
wishes. This will satisfy your father, and make
us happy." — In their way to her father's house,
a thought struck 7) Perrin. > This money is
not ours. It belongs to some stranger, and
perhaps this moment he is lamenting the loss
of it. Let us go to the vicar for advice: he has
always been kind to me." — Perrin put tho
bag into the vicar's hand, saying, that at first he
had looked on itas a providential present to remove
the only obstacle to their marriage, but that he
now doubted, whether ho could lawfully retain
it. The vicar eyed the lovers with attention.
He admired their honesty, which appeared even
to surpass their affection. — »Perrin," said he,
» cherish these sentiments: heaven will blessyou^
We will endeavour to find out the owner. He
will reward your honesty; I will add what I can
spare. You shall have Lucetta." —
The bag was advertised in the newspapers,
and cried in the neighbouring parishes. Some
time having elapsed, and the money not being de-
manded, the vicar carried it to Perrin; .'These
twelve thousand livres bear at present no profit.
You may reap the interest at least. Lay them
out in such a manner, as to ensure the sum
itself to the owner, if he shall appear." — A
farm was purchased, and the consent of Lucet-
ta's father to the marriage was obtained. Perrin