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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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freqaently met a poor peasant, whose elotlies were very
tliiii, but yet he did not appear to feel the cold. One day,
his Lordship accosted him, saying: "How is it, my good
man, that you, who are so badly clothed, appear insensible
to the cold, while I, who am so well wrapped up, feel it
severely," — "My lord," replied the peasant, "if you
did as I do, you would be equally insensible to it."
— "What, then, do you do?" said his Lordship.— "Why,
I wear all the clothes I possess."
Intrepid'iti].
Michael Cervantes was in the early part of his life for
some time a slave in Algiers, and there he concerted a
plan to free himself and thirteen fellow-sufferers. One of
them treacherously betrayed the design, and they were all
conveyed to the Dey of Algiers, who prom.ised them their
lives, on condition that they discovered the contriver of
the plot. "I was that person," exclaimed the intrepid
Cervantes: "save my companions and let me perish." The
Dey, struck with his noble confession, spared his life,
allowed him to be ransomed, and permitted him to depart
home.
Too much and too little.
The famous Han way, who was remarkable for his spare
and meagre habit, meeting a drunken man, who seemed
inclined to take up the whole of the way, made a full
stop, saying: "my friend, I think, you have drunk a
little too much." "And I," says the drunken man, "think,
you have eaten a little too little."
The painted Ladies.
Lord Chestertield happened to be at a rout in France,