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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Look down upon the earth, and see its produce; ex-
amine its bowels, and behold what they contain: have
not wisdom and power or-dain-ed the whole? "Who bid-
deth the grass to spring up? "Who wa-ter-eth it at due
seasons? Behold the ox croppeth it; the horse and the
sheep, do they not feed upon it? "VVho is he that pro-
^i-deth for them, but the Lord?
1. The Horse.
The horse is a noble creature, and very useful to man,
A horse knows Ins own stable, he dis-tin-guishes iiis
com-pa-nions, remembers any place at which he has once
stopped, and will find his way by a road which he lias
travelled. The rider governs his horse by signs, which lie
makes with the bit, his foot, his knee, or the whip.
The liorse is less useful when dead tlian some other ani-
mals are. The skin is useful for collars, traces, and other
parts of harness. The hair of the tail is used for bottoms
of chairs and floor-clotlis. AVhat a pity it is, that cruel
men should ever ill use, overwork, and torture this useful
2. The Cow.
Ox is the general name for horned cattle; and of all these
tlie cow is the most useful. The fiesh of an ox is beef.
(Jxen are often used to draw in ploughs or carts. Their flesh
supplies us with food. Their blood is used as manure, as
well as the dung; their fat is made into candles; their hides,
into shoes and boots; their hair is mixed with lime to make