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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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experienced my father and uncle to be, you
may know there are not a people in the uni-
verse, whom you ought less to desire to be
an enemy, or more a friend, to you or yours."
— The youth, covered with blushes, and full
of joy, embraced Scipio's hands, praying the
immortal gods to reward him, as he himself was
not capable to do it in the degree he himself
desired, or he deserved. Then the parents and
relations of the virgin were called. They had
brought a great sum of money to ransom her.
But seeing her restored without it, they began
to beg Scipio to accept that sum as a present,
protesting they would acknowledge it as a favour,
as much as they did the restoring the virgin
without injury offered to her. Scipio, unable to
resist their importunate solicitations, told 9)
them, he accepted it; and ordering it to be
laid 10) at his feet, thus addressed Allucius:
» To the portion you are to receive from your
father-in-law, I add this, and beg you would
accept it as a nuptial present." So he desired
him to take up the gold, and keep it for himself.
Transported at the presents and honours conferred
on him, he returned home, and expatiated to
his countrymen on the merits of Scipio. • There
is come amongst us," said he, »a young hero,
like the gods, who conquers all things, as well
by generosity and benificence, as by arms."
For this reason, having raised troops among his
own subjects, he returned a few days after to
Scipio with a body of 1400 horse.
1) to bring. 2) to go. 3) to send. 4) to speak. 5) to
take. 6) to leave. 7) to meet, 8) to keep. 9) to tell.
10) to lay.
134. Vriendschap onder Bootwichten.
Three villains having made a considerable booty
at a small distance from a country-town, agreed