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I do pity myself Imper
I did pity myself
pity thou thyself I should pity myself I fhall pity myself
zig zelf beklaagende pitying one's felf my zelf beklaagd pitied myfelf
You have condefcended to permit me to offer to Your Royal Highness my new Grammar of the Dutch Lan
HAARE KONINGLYKE HOOGHEID
HERTOGIN VAN YORCK.
Mag het uwe Koninglyke Hoogheid behaagelyk Weezen.
Het heeft uwe Koninglyke Hoogheid aangenaam geweeft myne nieuwe Hollandfche Spraakkonft onder uwe A 2 bescherming
guage. Such an Honor is jo much the more flattering to me, as to those who know that you are converfant with the greatest niceties of that Language;
it feems to imply, that Your Royal Highness thinks the performance is not entirely deftitute of Merit.
When I reflect, Madam, that Your Royal Highness takes pleasure in reading the matchless Poetical Works of Vondel, I can but be confcious bow unworthy of your abilities is the poor bomage, which I bumbly lay at Your Phiude Royal Highness's feet.