the hack driver
hack: a horse-drawn vehicle
Ex: Nowadays hacking is rarely in fashion.
agreeable sight: pleasant sight
Ex: Market place is hardly an agreeable sight.
Ex: no body likes to live in an unpleasant house.
summons: order, command
Ex: The court sommons the convict to defend his case.
Ex: I have witnessed an unpleanst event that I can't share.
poker: a card game in which bluff is used as players bet on the value of their cards
Ex: I love playing game of poker.
In this lesson, a young lawyer is made to serve summons instead of practicing law. He hates his job as sometimes he is beaten up. Once he is directed by the law firm to serve summons to one Mr. Oliver Lutkins, who lived in a village called New Mullion. The young laywer goes to the village with some expectations of village life but he is disappointed. He meets a hack driver who is a very helpful man according to him.
short questions & answers
As submitted by the teacher (answer not submitted)
Q: Who is ‘I’ in the above paragraph?
Q: Where does he work?
Q: Does he like his work?
Q: Why is he sometimes beaten up?
Q: Where was he sent to and why?
Q: What task was he assigned?
Q: Why was he disappointed?
Q: What was the only agreeable sight?
Q: Describe the delivery man?
Q: What did he ask the delivery man?
Q: What did he reply?
text book questions & answers
As submitted by the teacher
Q: Why is the young laywer sent to New Mullion?
Ans: The Young lawyer is sent to serve summons to a person named Oliver Lutkins in New Mullion.
Q: What does he first think about the place?
Ans: He thought that the country life is sweet and simple.
Q: Who befriends him?
Ans: A delivery man/ a hack driver befriend him.
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