And now, mademoiselle, it will be a good exercise for you to explain to me in English how such a result was produced by such means.
I earned money a little, and this money I grave for lessons in the studies I have mentioned; some of it I spent in buying books, English books especially; soon I shall try to find a place of governess, or school-teacher, when I can write and speak English well; but it will be difficult, because those who know I have been a lace-mender will despise me, as the pupils here despise me.
Accustomed by this time to the calculated abruptness of my manner, it no longer discomposed or surprised her, and she answered with only so much of hesitation as was rendered inevitable by the difficulty she experienced in improvising the translation of her thoughts from French to English.
It would be an English school; they would be English dwellings.
But I should be learning something; for the rest, there are probably difficulties for such as I everywhere, and if I must contend, and perhaps: be conquered, I would rather submit to English pride than to Flemish coarseness; besides, monsieur--"
He was a most eager student, and in two more days had mastered so much French that he could speak little sentences such as: "That is a tree," "this is grass," "I am hungry," and the like, but D'Arnot found that it was difficult to teach him the French construction upon a foundation of English.
The Frenchman wrote little lessons for him in English and had Tarzan repeat them in French, but as a literal translation was usually very poor French Tarzan was often confused.
The group of cardinals and bishops from the English
-speaking world met at the Vatican's congregation to discuss how the translation of the Roman Missal into English
is proceeding and to give their advice to the translation group, the International Commission on English
in the Liturgy (ICEL).
1) But as Pestana argues in her latest book, The English
Atlantic in an Age of Revolution, the empire was created in the seventeenth century, when the English
Revolution set in motion political, economic, and social changes that redefined the relationship between England and its colonies across the Atlantic world.