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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Lesson 1.
Gold is of deep yellow colour. It is very pretty and
bright. It is a great deal heavier than any thing else.
Men dig it out of the ground. Shall I take my spade
and get some ? No, there is none in this country. It
comes from a great way off; and it lies deeper a great
deal than you could dig with your spade.
Guineas are made of gold; and so are half guineas, and
watches sometimes. The looking-glass frame, and the
picture frames are gilt with gold. What is leaf gold?
It is gold beaten very thin, thinner than leaves of paper.
Lesson 2.
Silver is white and shining. Spoons are made of silver,
and waiters, and crowns, and half-crowns, and shillings,
and six-pen-ces. Silver comes from a great way off; frcui
America and Australia.
Copper is red. The kettles and pots are made of coji-
per; and brass is made of copper. Brass is bright and
yellow, almost like gold. Tlie sauce-pans are made of
brass; and the locks upon the door, and the caii-dle-sticks.
What is that green upon the saucc-pan? It is rusty; the
green is called ver-di-gris. It would kill you, if you were
to eat it.
Lesson 3.
Iron is very hard. It is not pretty; but I do not
know what we should do without it, for it makes us a
great many things. The tongs, and the poker, and shovel
are made of iron. Go and ask Dobbin if he can plougii