Titel: Leerboek der Engelsche taal naar Ollendorff's methode
Deel: 4e stukje
Auteur: Stevens, J.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: Schalekamp, Van de Grampel en Bakker, 1871
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Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 8321
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219. JFisdom is the blessed mediator between
(De) vrijheid is de gezegende bemiddelaar tusschsn
man and adversity.
(den) mensch en (den) legenspoed.
220. The moments of mirth become hours of
De oogenblikken der vroolijkheid worden uren der
folly unless they are regulated by the
dwaasheid, wanneer zij niet worden geregeld door den
dial of reason.
wijzer der rede.
221. If our acts condemn us, our words
Indien onze handelingen veroordeelen ons, onze woorden
will not avail us.
zullen niet helpen ons.
Friendship. In young minds ' there is commonly a
strong propensity " to particular intimacies ' and friendships.
Youth, indeed, is the season ' when friendships are someti-
mes formed ' which not only continue through succeeding ®
life, but which glow ' to the last, with a tenderness ^
known to the connexions » begun in cooler '" years. The
propensity, therefore, is not to be discouraged ' though, at
the same time, it must be regulated with much circumspec-
tion ' 2 and care.
Too many of the pretended '' friendships of youth are
mere combinations '' in pleasure. They are often founded
on capricious ' ' likings '' .suddenly contracted ' ' and as
suddenly dissolved Sometimes they are the effect of inte-
rested complaisance and flattery on the one side and of cre-
dulous ' 9 fondness ^» on the other. Such rash and dange-
rous connexions should be avoided '' lest ''' they afterwards
load 2 3 us with dishonor '".
IVe should ever have it fixed =' in our memories, that
by the character of those whom we choose for our friends,
ow own is likely to be formed and will certainly be judged