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Lesson -1 (A Vine on a House)

1          Who was Robert Harding? Who lived with him?

Robert Harding was a forty year old man. He was very silent and cold mannered man. He was the head of Harding family. His wife Matilda Harding, Miss Julia Went, who was her sister and two young children lived with him.

2          Where had Matilda gone?

Matilda had gone to visit her mother inIowaand never came back.

3          What happened while they were in the house?

When they were in the house, a long vine that covered half the front of the house began to shake violently.

4          ‘Both men were startled’. Who were these ‘both men’ and why they were startled?

Revd Grumber and Attorney Hyatt were startled. They got up from their seats in surprise because a long vine that covered half the front of house began to shake violently.

5          Who suggested that the vine should be dug? What happened then?

People of neighbourhood suggested that the vine should be dug. And after a good deal of debate it was done. After the vine has been dug out, a formation resembling a human figure found there.

6          whose skeleton was it? How do you know?

It was Mrs. Matilda Harding’s skeleton. We came to know about it as the skeleton also lacked left foot.

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