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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #4605: Rendre une phrase correcte : le mot en trop.
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    Rendre une phrase correcte : le mot en trop.


    ... ' I heard a hideous outcry behind me, which caused me to run back again. I found my father expiring upon the ground, with his head terribly injured. I dropped my gun and held him in my arms, but he almost instantly expired. I knelt beside him for some minutes, and then made my way to Mr. Turner’s lodge-keeper, his house being the nearest, to ask for assistance. I saw no one near my father when I returned, and I have no idea how he came by his injuries. He was not a popular man, being somewhat cold and forbidding in his manners; but he had, as far as I know, no active enemies. I know nothing further of the matter...'

    Sidney Paget, 1891

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    1. Mr J. McCarthy, the son of the dead man's gave the following story :

    2. I was away from at home for three days

    3. because I had business in Bristol. I came back only last Monday

    4. in the morning. My father was not at the home when I arrived.

    5. A servant told me that he was in Ross on business.

    6. After some time, I heard the wheels of his carriage coming back.

    7. I have looked out of the window and saw him

    8. walking quickly away from the house. I didn't to know

    9. where he was going. I then took my gun and went for a walk.

    10. I wanted to shoot some birds in the trees on the other side of Boscombe Pool.

    11. On my way, I passed William Crowder, as if he has told you.

    12. But he is wrong when he says that tomorrow I was following my father.

    13. I had no the idea that he was in front of me. When I was about

    14. a hundred yards from the pool, I heard someone call ' Cooer !'

    15. My father and I often were used this call. I hurried

    16. towards the pool and found him was standing there...'

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