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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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sould here inclosed! — A soul inclosed. — I
would fain know the author of such a foolish
epitaph." — His companion, who had more
judgement, said to himself, » there must he some
mystery in it; I'll 2) stay and see whether I can
find it out." — Accordingly he let the other
scholar go before him, and when he was gone,
he pulled out his knife, and dug 3) up the earth
about the stone, which he at last removed, and
found under it a leathern purse, which he opened.
There were a hundred ducats in it, with a card,
whereon was written to this effect: »Be thou
my heir, who hast wit enough to find out the
meaning of this inscription, and make a better use
of the money than I did." — The scholar was
overjoyed at this discovery ; covered the place with
the stone again, and proceeded to Salamanca, with
the soul of the Doctor in his pocket.
1) to find. 2) in plaats van I will. 3) to dig,
127. Ve gebeterde Verkwister.
An old gentleman had a fair seat about ten
leagues from the city of Paris, which had be-
longed to his family the space of five hundred
years. His yearly revenue was very large; and
having only one son, he gave him the liberty
of managing half his estate, when he came to the
age of one and twenty.
This young spark being of a great spirit, was
so far from harbouring any thoughts of frugali-
ty, that he could hardly brook the necessity of
living within the compass of this allowance. He
addicted himself to gaming, drinking, and other
lewd courses, which in a short time consumed
his means, and reduced him to great straits.
About the same time his father died, and left 1)
him in the remainder of his estate, giving him
all the instructions that are usual in such cases;
and among the rest of his sage counsels, ho charged