Titel: Nieuwe leerwijze der Engelsche taal
Deel: Tweede cursus
Auteur: Gerdes, E.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1856
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L. I thank you with all mj heart.
W. I wish you a happy journey.
William and Ernest.
William. Do you know, Ernest, that Lewis's father
is dying?
Ernest. Alas , I know it but too well! He has had
an apoplectic stroke , and all hope is at an and. He is
already speechless. '
W. Poor Lewis , how I pity him! If his father dies,
we shall not see him again. He is said not to leave any
fortune to his children.
E. No, he had but his salary to live on. His widow
and children are very much to be pitied.
W. Lewis will be obliged to learn a trade.
E. Yes, doubtlessly.
W. That would be a pity, he has good capacities,
and excellent dispositions for studying.
E. And all that will be useless to him at present.
W. We are very fortunate still to have our parents.
E. You are right. I every day pray to God to pre-
serve their lives.
James and Richard.
Richard. Why, James, I am glad I have met you.
We are going to have some capital fun this evening, and
you must be one of our company.
James. I thank you, Richard, but must beg to be
excused at present, as I really wish to be otherwise engaged.
R. Nay, James, you must not refuse; we shall not