Titel: Nieuwe leerwijze der Engelsche taal
Deel: Tweede cursus
Auteur: Gerdes, E.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1856
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The Ants.
Emma, those little insects see
All busy at their toil;
Each bearing in his mouth, with glee.
The product of the soil.
The grain thus borne with labouring feet.
They carry to their homes,
To furnish for their snug retreat,
Food, when the winter comes.
And thus will little folks, if wise,
Their care and thoughts engage,
To gain in early years, supplies
Fit for their riper age; —
AVill still their learning keep in view.
And, more than all the rest,
The paths of virtue will pursue,
And thus be surely blest.
gclliver's voyage to lilliput.
Chapter I.
Mr. Gulliver was early in his life sent to the univer-
sity of Cambridge, where he very closely pursued his
studies for three years; but the charge of maintaining
him being too great for his father's narrow fortune, he
was bound apprentice to a surgeon in London. What little
money he got, he laid out in learning navigation and ma-
thematics, as he always fancied he should be a great tra-