Titel: Nieuw Engelsch lees-, leer- en vertaalboek voor eerstbeginnenden
Auteur: Lagerwey, J.; Ludolph, L.J.C.
Uitgave: Gorinchem: J. Noorduyn en zoon, 1863
5e, verb. dr.
Auteursrechten: Zie auteursrechten
Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 5818
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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to others. But now, my jewel, says he, let us refresli
ourselves with a sip of the best. Remember the favourite
barrel; may not this be a proper time to give it vent?
The obedient wife, ravished with his good liumour, flew
to the cellar. But, alas, the barrel was staved, and quite
empty. "What should siie do? There was no hiding. ]Mv
dear, said she, with despair in her e\-es, what a sad ac-
cident lias happened! I am sorry, replied the parson,
gravely, if any one has met with a misfortune; for my
part, if it concerns me, I am resolved to bear it with
Christian patience. But where is the beer all this while?
— "Alack-a-day, that is the very thing. IIow it has
happened, I cannot understand, but it is all swimming on
tlie ground." — What do pious resolutions avail, when
the hour of temptation comes? — The parson fell into a
violent passion, raved, exclaimed. — My life, says she,
do but reflect upon your sermon, think of Job's patience.
"Job?" said he, "don't talk to me of Job's patience.
Job never had a barrel of such beer."
Paternal feelings of an Indian Chief
Captain R. being taken prisoner by the Indians at a
battle in North America, was carried to their town to b?
sacrificed in the usual barbarous manner. He was tied to
a stake, and on the verge' of the most cruel tortures,
when an old Indian of authority starting up, reprieved him
from death and took him for a slave. His treatment was
humane, and his servitude tolerable. A year and a half
passed in this manner, when an engagement happened
between the English and Indians. The old man taking the
Captain to an eminence, addressed him as follows: "My
friend! you see the men of your country are going to attack
US. You have lived with me one year and a half. You
came to me totally ignorant, but I have made a man of you.
I have taught you to build canoes, to kill beavers, to hunt,