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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have been this war of elements, but I have me-
ditated with attention on the various works of
Providence, and rest secure that his goodness is
equal to his power." —
1) to arise. 2) to bear.
124. Be dankbare Zoon.
A young man, the son of a cobbler in a small
village near Madrid, having pushed his fortune
in the Indies, returned to his native country with
a considerable stock, and set up as a banker in
Madrid. In his absence, his parents frequently
talked of him, praying fervently that Heaven
would take him under its protection. The bank-
er was not less dutiful on his part, for, as soon
as he was settled, he mounted on horseback,
and went 1) alone to the village. It was ten at
night before he got 2) there, and the honest
cobbler was a-bed with his wife in asoundsleep,
when he knocked at the door. » Open the
door," says the banker, «'tis your son Francillo."
— » Make others believe that, if you can,"
cried the old man, starting from his sleep, » go
about your business, you thieving rogues, here
is nothing for you. Francillo, if not dead, is
now in the Indies." — »He is no longer there,"
replied the banker, »he is returned home, and it
is he, who now speaks to you. Open your door,
and receive him." — » Jacobo," said the woman,
» let us rise then, for I really believe't is Fran-
cillo; I think I know his voice." The father
starting from bed, lighted a candle, and the mo-
ther putting on her gown in a hurry, opened
the door. Looking earnestly on Francillo, she
ffung 3) her arms about his neck, and hugged
him with the utmost affection. Jacobo embraced
his son in his turn, and all three, transported
with joy, after so long an absence, had no end
in expressing their tenderness. After the pleas-
ing transports, the banker put his horse into the