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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Muly Mohic.
When Don Sebastian, king of Portugal, liad 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 was incurable. However, he pre-
pared for the reception of so formidable an enemy. He
was indeed so far spent with his sickness, that he did not
expect to live out the whole day, on which the last deci-
sive battle was fought; but knowing the fatal consequences
tliat would ensue to his children and people, in case he
should die before he had put an end to that war, lie com-
manded his principal officers, that, if he died during the
engagement, they should conceal his deatli from the army,
and that tliey 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 drawn up in array, encouraging them to fight valiantly
in defence of their religion and country. Finding afterwards
the battle going against him, though he was very near his
last agonies, he threw himself out of his litter, rallied his
army, and led them on to the charge, which afterwards
ended in a complete victory on the side of the Moors. He
liad no sooner brought his men to the engagement, than
finding himself utterly spent, he was again replaced in his
litter, where, laying his finger on his mouth, to enjoin
secrecy to his officers , who stood about him, he died a
few moments after in that posture.
A remarJcable instance of conjugal affection.
In Ilia reign of Claudius, the Roman emperor, Arria,
the wife of Caecinna Paetus, was an illustrious pattern of
magnanimity and conjugal affection.