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)
Bekijk als:      
Scan: Afbeeldinggrootte:
   Nieuw Engelsch lees-, leer- en vertaalboek voor eerstbeginnenden
Vorige scan Volgende scanScanned page
which he had received from him in the deserts of Africa.
Dio Cassins says, that he himself saw Androcles and the
lion in the streets of Eome, the people every-where gather-
ing about them, and repeating to one another; "Ilic est
ho liospes hominis; he est homo medkiis leonis." — "Tins
is the lion, who was the man's host; this is the man,
who was the lion's physician."
Filial lore and modest Benevolence.
One Sunday evening, a young man, named Eobert, was
sitting in his boat near the quay in the harbour of Mar-
seilles , waiting for a fare. A person stepped in, but
observing the genteel appearance of the youth, and the
neatness of his boat, was about to retire, thinking it was
a 2)leasure-boat belonging to some private person. Eobert,
liowever, called to him: saying; "Sir, my boat is for hire;
where do you wish to go?" — "I only wish," replied the
stranger, "to sail about in the basin to enjoy the fresh-
ness of the breeze this fine evening; — but I cannot be-
lieve you are a waterman." — "Indeed I am not," said
Eobert: "but on Sundays and other holidays, I ply here
I with this boat; because I am very anxious to save a sum
i of money." — "What," said the gentleman, "are the seeds
i of avarice already sown in your mind?" — "Alas! sir,"
' replied the humiliated Eobert, "did you know for what
j purpose I wish to save money, I am sure you would not
blame me." — "Well, perhaps I am mistaken; come, row
^ me about the port, and relate to me your story." They left
; the quay, and Eobert thus commenced his little history.
I "My father, sir, now groans in slavery at Tetuan; he
Avas a broker here, and by his honest industry maintained
1 his family in respectability. Unfortunately he embarked
for Smyrna to superintend the delivery of a cargo in which
i he was concerned; the vessel was taken by a Barbary
! corsair, and my poor father must remain a slave, till I can