Determine the best meaning for the bolded words in the following passage.
poole, who had kept all the way a pace or two ahead, now pulled up in the middle of the pavement and in spite of the biting weather, took off his hat and mopped his brow with a red pocket-handkerchief. but for all the hurry of his coming, these were not the dews of exertion that he wiped away, but the moisture of some strangling anguish.
i think the answer is d but i need a second opinion .
he has come to the house because his friend roderick sent him a letter earnestly requesting his company. roderick wrote that he was feeling physically and emotionally ill, so the narrator is rushing to his assistance. the narrator mentions that the usher family, though an ancient clan, has never flourished.
the correct answer is sentence number 3 ("as a young man, he decided to become a doctor and pursue a life of healing and comforting").
in this paragraph we're introduced to doctor henderson, some of his good qualities, and the impact that his death has made in the community of battle creek, michigan.
if we analyse the logical progression of the paragraph, sentence number 3 seems to be out of place. talking about what his aspirations were as a young man, right after speaking of his death and before stating he will be remembered dearly, feels like an interruption in the flow of the paragraph and a deviation of the main theme which is the impact of his loss on the community.
hope this !
they are all nouns and can be used in that way.
50 divided by 12=4.16
poole, who had...