Date: Wed, 23.09.20 14:54
A few questions
From "The Gun Seller", by Hugh Laurie.
A few questions for the second paragraph:
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I was ushered into a large, oak-panelled room, with
shelves of Regina versus The Rest Of The World on three
walls, and a row of wooden filing cabinets along the
fourth. There was a photograph on the desk of three
teenage children, who looked as if they'd been bought
from a catalogue, and next to it, a signed picture of
Denis Thatcher. I was chewing on the peculiar fact that
both these photographs were pointing outwards from the
desk, when a connecting door opened, and I was suddenly
in the presence of Spencer.
And quite a presence it was. He was a taller version of
Rex Harrison, with greying hair, half-moon spectacles
and a shirt so white it must have been running off the
mains. I didn't actually see him start the clock as he
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1. What is "half-moon spectacles"?
2. "a shirt so white it must have been running off the
3. "I didn't actually see him start the clock as he
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