Engelsche Chrestomathie, of Verzameling Van Stukken, Getrokken Uit de Beste Engelsche Schrijvers; Benevens de Uitspraak En Verklaring Der Moeijelijkste Woorden Op Elke Bladzijde

Engelsche Chrestomathie, of Verzameling Van Stukken, Getrokken Uit de Beste Engelsche Schrijvers; Benevens de Uitspraak En Verklaring Der Moeijelijkste Woorden Op Elke Bladzijde

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...into calamities; while tragedy months out their su erings in"all 'strains of 'eloquence, the' miseries of the hehave, biheev, zich gedragen. merking. indifference, indifierens, onverschilligheid. sche toonen. courtier, koortier, hoveling. to gaze, geez, staren. ' sufferers, seuffereurs, lijders, lijdenden. pressure, pressjoer, verdrukking. calamity, kellemmiti, rampspoe.. are conscious, weten. sympathizing, mede gev'oelende. obscurity, obskjoefiti, duisternis. deserves, dtlserves, verdient. inconveniences, inkonvieuiem ses, ongevallen. magnified, meggnifayd, verheerlijkt. tragedy, trcdsjidi, treu-rspel. months out, verkondigt. suffer-ings, seu/ferings, smart. strains, streens, klanken. disregarded, d-isrigaxwded, over het hoofd gezien. of people undergo more real hardships in-one day than those of a more exalted station suffer in their_ whole lives. It is inconceivable what difliculties the meanest of our common sailors and soldiers endure without murmuring or regret; without passionately declaiming against providence, or calling their fellows to be gazers on their Every day is to them a day of misery, yet they entertain their hard fate without repining. With what an indignation do I hear an Ovid, a Cicero, or a Babutin, complain of their misfortunes and hardsips, whose greatest calamity was that of being unable to visit a certain spot of earth, to which they had foolishly attached an idea of happiness! Theirdistresses were pleasures, compared to what many of the adventuring poor every day endure without murmuring. They ate, drank and sle t; they had slaves to attend them; and were sure of su sistence of life; while many of their fellow-creatures are obliged, to wander without a friend to comfort or assist...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884353
  • 9781236884350