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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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stable, where he found an old milch-cow, nurse
to the whole family. He then gave the old folks
. an acctmnt of his voyage, and of all tho riches
he had brought A) from Peru. They listened
greedily, and every the least particular of his re-
lation made on them a sensible impression of grief
or joy. Having finished his story, he offered
them a part of his estate, and entreated his fa-
ther not to work anymore. — »No, my son,"
said Jacobo, »I love my trade, and will not leave
it off." — »Why," replied the banker, » is it
not now high time to take your ease ? I do not
propose your living with me at Madrid; I know
well that a city life would not please you. En-
joy your own way of living, but give over your
hard labour, and pass the remainder of your
days in ease and plenty." The mother seconded
her son, and Jacobo yielded. — .To please
you, Francillo," said he, . I will not work any
more for the public, but will only mend my
own shoes, and those of my good friend the
vicar." — The agreement being concluded, the
banker eat a couple of eggs, and slept 5) in the
same bed with his father and mother, enjoying
that kind of satisfaction which none but dutiful
children can feel or understand. The next morn-
ing the banker, leaving his parents a purse of
three hundred ducats, returned to Madrid: but
was much surprised to see Jacobo at his house
a few days thereafter. . My father," said he,
• what brings you here?" — » Francillo," ans-
wered the honest cobbler, > I have brought your
purse, take it again, for I desire to live by my
trade, and have been ready to die with uneasi-
ness ever since I left 6) off working.
I) to go. 2) to get. 3) to fling. 4) to bring. 5) to »loep.
6) to leave.
125. Dankbaarheid en Edelmoedigheid.
Ali-ibn-abbas, fovourite of the Caliph Mamoun ,