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.
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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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liis garden-apartment, telling him that, as soon as it was night,
he would provide for his escape to a place of greater safety.
The Moor then went into his house, wliere he had just
seated himself, when a great crowd, with loud lamenta-
tions, came to his gate, bringing the corpse of his son,
who had just been killed by a Spaniard. When the first
shock of surprise was a little over, he learnt from the
description given, that the fatal deed was done by the
very person then in his power. He mentioned this to no
one; but as soon as it was dark retired to his garden ,
as if to grieve alone, giving orders that none should follow
him. Then accosting the Spaniard, he said, "Christian,
the person you have killed is my son; his body is now in
my house. You ought to sutler; but you have eaten with
me, and I have given you my faith, which must not be
broken." He then led the astonished Spaniard to his
stables, mounted him on one of his fleetest horses, and
said, "Fly far, while the night can cover you, you will
be safe in the morning. You are indeed guilty of my
son's blood; but God is just and good, and 1 thank liirn
I am innocent of yours, and that my faith given is
The Whistle.
When I was a child about seven years of age, my
friends, on !i holyday, filled my pocked with halfpence. I
went directly towards a shop where toys were sold for
children; and being charmed with the sound of a whistle,
that I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I
voluntarily off'ered him all my money for it. I then came
home, and went whistling over the house, much pleased
with my whistle, but disturbing all the family. My
brothers, and sisters, and cousins, understanding the bargain
1' had made,, told me I had given four times fre much for
tt as is was worth. This put me in mind what good things