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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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174.
The sick Man.
(Au Epigram).
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On his death-bed poor Simon lies,
His spouse is in despair:
With frequent sobs, and mutual
cries,
They both express their care.
A difF'rent cause, says Parson sly ]
The same effect may give;
Poor Simon fears that he shall die ,
His wife — that he may live.
Prior.
False hair.
(An Epigram).
The fine black hair that Galla wears
Is hers; who would have thought it?
She swears, 't is hers, and true she swears,
For I know, where she bought it.
Harrington.
To a had Fiddler.
(An Epigram).
Old Orpheus play'd so well, he moved old Nick,
Whilst thou mov'st nothing--but thy Fiddle-stick.
Hill.
On Sir Isaac Newton.
(An Epigram).
Nature, and nature's laws lay hid in night;
God said; "Let Newton be!" and all was light.
Pope.
Pride.
(An Epigram).
Jack his own merit sees. This gives him pride.
That he sees more, than all the world beside.
Seuley.