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
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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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lo the engagement, than finding himself utterly
spent, he was again replaced in his litter, where
laying his finger on his mouth, to enjoin secre-
cy to his officers, who stood about him, he
died a few moments after in that posture,
1) to know. 2) to spend, 3) to stand. 4) lo throw.
5) to leap. 6) to bring.
132. BuicelijksHefde.
In the reign of Claudius, the Roman Emperor,
Arria, the wife of Caecinna Paetus, was an illu-
strious pattern of magnanimity and conjugal af-
It happened, that her husband and her son
were both, at the same time, attacked with a
dangerous illness. The son died. He was a youth
endowed with every quality of mind and person,
which could endear him to his parents. His mo-
ther's heart was torn 1) with all the anguish of
grief; yet she resolved to conceal the distressing
event from her husband. She prepared and con-
ducted his funeral so privately, that Paetus did
not know of his death. Whenever she came in
to her husband's bed-chamber, she pretented
her son was better; and, as often as he inquired
after his health, would answer, that he had rested
well, or had eaten with an appetite. When she
found 2) that she could no longer restrain her
grief, but her tears were gushing out, she would
leave the room, and, having given vent to her
passion, return again with dry eyes and a serene
countenance, as if she bad left 3) her sorrow
behind her at the door of the chamber.
Camillus Scribonianus, the governor of Dalma-
tia, having taken up arms against Claudius, Pae-
tus joined himself to his parly, and was soon
after taken prisoner, and brought to Rome.
When the guards were going to put him on
board the ship, Arria besought 4) them that
she might be permitted to go with him. »Cer-