Titel: Nieuwe leerwijze der Engelsche taal
Deel: Tweede cursus
Auteur: Gerdes, E.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1856
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Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: P.B. 580 : 1e dr. (dl. II)
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Derde Afdeeling.
The Treasure.
A wealthy old farmer, who had for some time declined
in his health, perceiving , that he had not m^ny days to
live , called his sons together. — »My dear children, said
the dying man, I leave it with you, aa my last injunct-
ion , not to part with the farm, which has been in our
f^imily these hundred years; for, to disclose to you a se-
cret , which I received from my f^ither, and which I now
think proper to communicate to you, there is a treasure
hid s5mewhere in the grounds; though I never could
disc5ver the particular spot, where it is concealed. How-
ever , as soon as the harvest is got in, spare no pains
in the search, and, I am well assured, you will not lose
your labour." The wise old man was no s6oner laid in
his grave, and the time, which he mfentioned, arrived,
than his sons went to work, and, with great vigour and
alacrity, turned up again and ag^in every foot of ground;