Titel: Nieuwe leerwijze der Engelsche taal
Deel: Tweede cursus
Auteur: Gerdes, E.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1856
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L. 1 beg your pardon , papa, for having kept you waiting.
F. I know that you had something to do, my daugh-
ter. Your brothers were growing impatient. But now let
us quickly go down stairs; the coachman is waiting for us.
L. Does the carriage hold four seats, papa?
F. It does, my child.
Is it covered ? Can it be shut in case of a tempest ?
I believe it can. Martin, can you open the door?
No, papa, I find it impossible.
Now it is open. Louisa, sit down on the front-seat.
But, papa, you know that I cannot go with ray
back turned towards the horses. It will make me sick.
F. We will change places, when we are out of town.
Drive on coachman.
William and Lewis.
William. Is it true, Lewis, that you are to set out
to-morrow ?
Lewis. No, not to-morrow, but this very instant.
W. And why are you in such a hurry?
L. My father is dangerously ill, and wishes to see me.
W. What a misfortune ! But I hope he will recover.
L. Please to God! My mother is in despair. I have
been crying all night.
AV. Come, do not lose courage. My heart tells me,
that your father will recover this time, and that I shall
soon see you again.
L. I wish to God, it may be so. But there is no great
hope ! Good bye, William.
W. Good bye, dear Lewis. May God preserve your