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Titel: Nieuwe leerwijze der Engelsche taal
Deel: Tweede cursus
Auteur: Gerdes, E.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1856
Auteursrechten: Zie auteursrechten
Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: P.B. 580 : 1e dr. (dl. II)
URL: https://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_205055
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friend set out without taking leave of me. My cousin came
to announce to me a very good piece of news. In a two
days I hope to see my parents again. You seem to be
very well satisfied. I have been looking for my brother
without finding him. I have sent my footman to town,
to speak to my tailor. I believed to find you at my un-
cle's. I will settle my concerns before setting out.
39.
On entering my room, I found my brother. Going to
church, we met your cousins. Mr. N. wishing to speak
to me, I must go to see him. Not being able to go out
lo-day, I beg you to lend me some good books. My wife
being sick, I cannot go to the concert. On seeing that
it would rain, my sister fled with the greatest precipita-
tion. Your cousin being much more diligent than you,
will make more rapid progress. The general refusing to
surrender, was killed on the spot. Not knowing where
to find you, I returned home. Saying these words, he
threw himself at his feet. Being easily satisfied, he is
always happy. Being obliged to set out to-morrow, I
am come to take leave of you. Being afraid of awaking
you, we only whispered. I cut my finger in mending
your pen. We generally make ourselves odious by speak-
ing the truth. Never having known the pleasure of having
children, I do not regret it.
40.
We have gathered strawberries. The strawberries we
have gathered are delicious. Have you paid the landlady ?
Yes, I have paid her. Have you mended my pen? No,
I have not yet mended it. The figure which my brother
has drawn, is really very difficult. Here is the letter which
you have dictated to me. Have you read it? Have you