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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was employed in husbandry, and Lucetta in fa-
mily-affairs. They lived in perfect cordiality, and
two children endeared them still the more to each
other. Pcrrin, one evening returning homeward
from his work, saw 8) a chaise overturned, with
two gentlemen in it. He ran to their assistance,
and ofi'ered them every accommodation his small
house could afford. »This spot," cried one of the
gentlemen, »is very fatal to me. Ten years ago, I
lost here twelve thousandlivres."—Perrinlisten-
ed with attention. — .What search made you for
them?" said he. — »It was not in my power,"
replied the stranger, » to make any search. I
was hurrying to Port 1'Orient to embark for the
Indies, for the vessel was ready to sail." —
Next morning, Perrin showed to his guest his
Louse, his garden, his cattle, and mentioned the
produce of his fields. » All these are your pro-
perty," addressing the gentleman who had lost
the bag, » the money fell into my hands, I
purchased this farm with it, the farm is yours.
The vicar has an instrument which secures your
property, though I had died without seeing
you." ■— The stranger read the instrument with
emotion. He looked on Perrin, Lucetta, and
the children. .Where am J," cried he, .and
what do I hear ? What virtue in people so low ?
Have you any other land Imt this farm?" —
»No," replied Perrin, »but you will have occasion
for a tenant, and I hope you will allow me to
remain here." — »Your honesty deserves a bet-
ter recompense," answered the stranger. »My
success in trade has been great, and I have for-
got 9) my loss. You are well entitled to this
little fortune: keep it as your own. What man
in the world would have acted like Perrin?" —
Pcrrin and Lucetta shed tears of affection and joy.
»My dear children," said he, »kiss the hand of
your benefactor. Lucetta, this farm now be-