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2021.01.29 18:31

Daily English Reading: The Monkeys Paw PT 4

New Vocabulary

& pronunciation

Condole (con-dole) : to grieve ; to show sympathy
Tumbler (tum-bul- lure) : a type of glass with no stem
Rubicund (roo - be - cund) : high colored : roses cheeks

The old man rose with hospitable haste, and opening the door, was heard condoling with the new arrival. The new arrival also condoled with himself, so that Mrs. White said, "Tut, tut!" and coughed gently as her husband entered the room, followed by a tall, burly man, beady of eye and rubicund of visage.

"Sergeant Major Morris," he said, introducing him.

The sergeant major shook hands, and taking the proffered seat by the fire, watched contentedly while his host got out whisky and tumblers and stood a small copper kettle on the fire,

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  • kartanesi ii 2021.01.29 18:47

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    Very good
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.29 19:55

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    @Mila
  • Mila 2021.01.29 21:41

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 Thanks
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.29 22:33

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    @jesús good job my friend. Have you read this story before ?
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.30 05:54

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    @li you
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.30 05:56

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    @张林 Jack
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.30 05:57

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    @月芽Luna
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.30 05:58

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    @Shawn Xu
  • 月芽Luna 2021.01.30 06:31

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 lovely.💕👏 thank u
  • li you 2021.01.30 06:58

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 thank you it ought to be pronounced sed not said
  • jesús 2021.01.30 09:13

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 Actually I haven't, but after doing some research about it, I will. You bet! I love this kind of Dorian-Grayish stories. “Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it.” Thank you for introducing it to me. 😊🙏
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.31 06:28

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    @Clara Ko this is perfect 👌🏽
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.31 06:57

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    @Zoey.C arrival should be pronounced as (ah-rive -vul) 🤗
  • Zoey.C 2021.01.31 06:59

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    @Lucky thanks!
  • Zoey.C 2021.01.31 07:00

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    @Lucky 王乐乐
  • Zoey.C 2021.01.31 07:01

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    Not sure I fixed it or not lol
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.01.31 07:05

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    @Zoey.C
  • Clara Ko 2021.02.01 03:24

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 thank u 🙏
  • YnysMary 2021.02.01 23:01

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    For neutral British accent:

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