Titel: Nieuwe leerwijze der Engelsche taal
Deel: Tweede cursus
Auteur: Gerdes, E.
Uitgave: Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1856
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the c6nsequence of which was, although they did not find
the 6bject of their pursiiit, that their lands yielded a far
more plentiful crop, than those of their neighbours. At
the end of the year , when they were settling their accounts,
and compiiting their extraordinary prbfits: — »1 would lay
a wager, said one of the brothers, that this was the con-
cealed treasure, which my father meant. I am sure at
least, we have found by experience, that industry is itself
a treasure."
1. AVhy did the rich farmer call his sons ?
2. Which secret did he reveal?
3. When must the sons principally seek for the treasure?
4. What did the sons after their father's death?
5. Did they find the treasure?
6. Had they any profit by it?
7. What did experience teach them?
Virtue reicarded, or the benevolent emperor.
The Emperor Joseph H was generally styled the Titus
of Germany, an appellation which he obtained from the
circumstance, that hardly a day past over his head with-
out being distinguished by some act or other, of public
munificence or private benevolence.
Soon after his majesty's accession to the throne, an of-
ficer of his army died , leaving a wife and daughter wholly
unprovided for. The poor widow drew up a memorial by
way of petition to the emperor, and confided it to a person
about the court, whom she thought her friend, and who
promised to present it. But officiousness is seldom sincere.
The courtier neglected her suit; and the poor woman had
at last disposed of every article of furniture she possessed.