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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mortar, tlieir horus are made into curious things, as combs,
boxes, handles for knives, drinking-cups, and instead of
glass for lanterns. Their bones are used to make little
spoons, knives and forks for children, buttons, &c.
Cows give us milk, which is excellent diet; and of milk
we make cheese; of the cream Ave make butter. The young
animal is a calf: its flesh is veal; vellum and covers of books
are made of the skin. The cow may be con-si-der-ed
as more u-ni-ver-sal-ly conducive to the comforts of man-
kind than any other animal.
3. The Hog.
Tlie hog has a divided hoof, like the animals called
cattle; but the bones of his feet are re-al-ly like those of
a beast of prey, and a wild hog is a very savage animal.
Swine have always beea esteemed very un-tract-a-ble,
stupid, and in-ca-pa-ble of in-struc-tion; but it appears,
by the example of the learned pig, that even they may
be taught.
A hog is a disgusting animal; he is filthy, greedy, stub-
born, and dis-a-gree-a-ble. The flesh of the hog produces
pork, ham, and bacon. Hogs are vo-ra-cious; yet where
they find plentiful and de-li-cious food, they are very
nice in their choice, will refuse unsound fruit, and wait
the Ml of fresh; but hunger will force them to eat rotten
putrid substances. A hog lias a strong neck, small eyes,
a long snout, a rough and hard nose, and a quick sense
of smelling.
4. The Beer.
Deer shed their horns an-nu-al-ly in the spring: if the
old ones do not fall off. the animal rubs them gently
against tlie branch of a tree. The new horns are tender;
and the deer walk with their heads low, lest they should
hit them against the branches. When they are full-grown