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It wasn’t unusual for Amos to go to Deravenels on Saturday, even though the offices were closed over the weekend. He A22 ______ to go to tidy up his paperwork and do other small jobs he couldn’t attend to during the week.
But on this Saturday morning he had a specific purpose when he arrived at the grand old building on the Strand. The uniformed doorman A23 ______ Amos close his umbrella and take off his raincoat. Then he touched his cap and said, “Good morning, Mr. Finnister”.
Amos had come to the office to A24 ______ a few telephone calls. His first call was to the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, where he quickly discovered the records office was not open on weekends. He then dialed Ravenscar and was put through to Edward Deravenel.
“Good morning, Amos,” Edward said. “I’m assuming you have some news for me.” Amos then relayed all the information he had gathered the night before.
“Well done, Amos!” Edward exclaimed. “Thank you for going into all this A25 ______ . I knew I could depend A26 ______ you. My wife will be happy as I am to know everything; it’s been such a mystery all these years. To A27 ______ the truth, I think that Grace Rose should also know what happened to her mother. It will finally put her mind at rest.”
“I agree, sir. I will telephone you on Monday”. Amos walked home, A28 ______ no attention to the heavy rain. He felt happy.
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Excuses, excuses ...
For years my husband, Tom, and I had complained bitterly about the lack of sidewalks in our village. We didn't have enough exercise but we __________________ jog because there were no sidewalks.
Tom had often told __________________, "If only we had sidewalks, we would jog or walk daily and become models of fitness".
So we were thrilled when a community sidewalk project was announced, and watched eagerly as paving neared completion. Then the __________________ thing happened: wishful thinking and reality collided.
"Well, dear," Tom said. "What'll we use as an excuse for not walking now?" I said I __________________ of some excuse.
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The importance of animals in British life is reflected in many ways. In the past, landowners liked to be portrayed with their dogs and horses. __________________ pictures of this kind can be seen in art galleries and private residences.
Animals are __________________ used in advertising in magazines and on television.
The Royal Society for the __________________ of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is one of the largest charities in Britain.
RSPCA is a part of a more general __________________ in support of animal rights that has emerged recently in Britain and the USA.
Animal rights organizations use __________________ tactics: picketing stores that sell furs, harassing hunters in the wild, or breaking into laboratories to free animals.