Il tesoretto dello scolare italiano; or, The art of translating easy English into Italian at sight: With a complete English and Italian lexicon ... Being a new method (Google eBook)

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J. Avezzana, 1841 - Italian language - 172 pages
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Page 77 - The 4 noise of the carriages often prevents 5 my sleeping in London. There 6 are five senses, namely, the sight, the hearing, the smell, the taste, and the feeling. The smallpox is in the village. I would advise you to take care of yourself. I do not fear it; I was vaccinated several years since. Did you not cough s in the night ? Yes, 9 nearly, the whole night.
Page 36 - By his assiduity and diligence he has made a large fortune. You know that gentleman ? Yes, I do. He does not know his rules. Yes, he does. He knows neither his articles nor his verbs. I know what you say. I should like very much to know that family. He knows them by sight, not personally. I know ali my prepositions by heart.
Page 9 - Cousin, said she, do you believe I am in the right when I say I am but forty ? I am sure, madam, replied he, I ought not to dispute it ; for I have constantly heard you say so for above these ten years.
Page 75 - SPINSTER. Formerly it was a maxim, that a young woman should never be married till she had spun herself a set of body, table, and bed linen. From this custom all unmarried women were termed spinsters, an appellation they still retain in all deeds and law proceedings.
Page 63 - When I have heard him, I shall be able to judge of his abilities. When I have learned French, I intend to study German. When they have answered my letter, I will then go and see them. When I have friends staying ' with me, I seldom study. When I am in France, I do as they 2 do in France.
Page 27 - every day. I see him. I owe her a hundred pounds. He obeys them punctually. He loves me more than 2 I love him. I give it you, on condition 3 that you do not sell it to them.
Page 45 - ... used by most masters in this country. Read them over, and over again; never be tired of doing so and you will succeed. Believe a man whose labours have been, for these last twenty years, directed to smooth the numerous difficulties which at all times have...
Page 58 - I am very fond of birds ; buy me a lark. 93. one blackbird, several larks, and nine or ten thrushes. The butcher always calls when I am at breakfast. Tell him to call again ; also ask him if he has a leg of mutton, some veal cutlets, and a calf's head.
Page 73 - You tread upon my feet. We do not always see those who see us. We often love those who do not love us. He loves us. We love him. We love them and fear him.3 We speak of him.

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