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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man, honey; mine is not the country of dishonour. Now,
sirrah, begone; if you enter these doors, or give Lady
Susport the least item of what has passed, I will cut off
both your ears, and rob the pillory of its due.
Varl. [Aside) I wish I was once fairly out of his sight!
canute and his courtieks.
Flattery reproved.
Canute. Is it true, my friends, as j'ou have often told
me, that I am the greatest of monarchs?
Ofia. It is true, my liege; you are the most powerful
of all kings.
Oswald. We are all your slaves; we kiss the dust of
your feet.
OfPa. Not only we, but even the elements are your
slaves. The land obeys you from shore to shore; and the
sea obeys you.
Canute. Does the sea, with its loud boisterous waves,
obey meV Will that terrible element be still at my bidding?
Offa. Yes, the sea is yours; it was made to bear your
ships upon its bosom, and to pour the treasures of the
world at your royal feet. It is boisterous to your enemies,
but it knows you to be its sovereign.
Caimte. Is not the tide coming up ?
Oswald. Yes, my liege; you may perceive the swell already.
Canute. Bring me a chair then; set it here upon the sands.
Ofia. Where the tide is coming up, my gracious lord?
Canute. Yes, set it just here.
Oswald. (Aside.) I wonder what he is going to do !
Offa. [Aside.) Surely he is not such a fool as to be-
lieve us.
Canute. 0 mighty ocean! thou art my subject; my
courtiers tell me so; and it is thy duty to obey me.
Thus, then, I stretch my sceptre over thee, and command