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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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tion; for when I possessed little, I wanted no-
thing ; these hands supplied me with whatever
I desired." From this answer Alexander form-
ed so high an idea of his wisdom, that he con-
firmed the choice which had been made 2), and
annexed a neighbouring province to the govern-
ment of Sidon.
1) to bear. 2) to make.
131. Standvastigheid in den Pood.
When Don Sebastian, King of Portugal, had
invaded the territories of Muly Moluc, Emperor
of Morocco, in order to dethrone him, and set
his crown upon the head of his nephew, Moluc
was wearing away with a distemper, which he
himself knew 1) was incurable. However, he
prepared for the reception of so formidable an
enemy. He was indeed so far spent 2) with his
sickness, that he did not expect to live out the
whole day, when the last decisive battle was gi-
ven; but knowing the fatal consequences that
would happen to his children and people, in case
he should die before he put an end to that
war: he commanded his principal officers, that,
if he died during the engagement, they should
conceal his death from the army, and that they
should ride up to the litter in which his corpse
was carried, under pretence of receiving orders
from him as usual. Before the battle began, he
was carried through all the ranks of his army in
an open litter, as they stood 3) drawn up in ar-
ray, encouraging them to fight valiantly in de-
fence of their religion and country. Finding af-
terwards the battle to go against him, though he
was very near his last agonies, he threw -4) him-
self out of his litter, rallied his army, and led 5)
them on to the charge; which afterwards
ended in a complete victory on the side of the
Moors. He had no sooner brought 6) his men