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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
URL: https://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_201183
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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Varl. I well remember; I engrossed every syllable; but
I am surprised to find your ladyship set so little store by
this vast accession.
Lady R. Why, you know, Mr. Varland, I am a mo-
derate woman; I had enough before; a small matter sa-
tisfies me; and Sir Stephen Rusport (Heaven be his
portion!) took care I shouldn't want that.
Varl. Yery true, very true; he did so; and I am
overjoyed to find your ladyship in this disposition; for,
truth to say, I was not without apprehension the news 1
liave to communicate, would have been of some prejudice
to your ladyship's tranquillity.
Lady R. IVews, Sir! what news have you for me?
Varl. Nay, nothing to alarm you; a trifle in your
present way of thinking; I have a will of Sir Oliver's you
have never seen.
Lady R. A will! impossible! how came you by it, pray?
Varl. I drew it up, at his command, in his last ill-
ness: it will save you a world of trouble; it gives his
whole estate to his grandson, Charles Dudley.
Lady R. To Dudley! to Charles Dudley! I can't support
it! I shall faint! you have killed me, you vile man ! I
never shall survive it.
Varl. Look you there now : T protest, I thought you
would have rejoiced at being clear of the encumbrance.
Lady R. 'Tis false: 'tis all a forgery, concerted be-
tween you and Dudly; why else did I never hear of it
before ?
Varl. Have patience, my lady, and I'll tell you: by
Sir Oliver's direction, I was to deliver this will into no
hands but his grandson Dudley's: the young gentleman
happened to be then in Scotland; I was dispatched thither
in search of him: the hurry and fatigue of my journey
brought on a fever by the way, which confined me in
extreme danger for several days; upon my recovery, 1
pursued my journey, found young Dudley had left Scot-