A Prince of Sinners E. Phillips Oppenheim BOOK 1 CHAPTER 1

A Prince of Sinners E. Phillips Oppenheim BOOK 1 CHAPTER 1 Đây là một tác phẩm anh ngữ nổi tiếng với những từ vựng nâng cao chuyên ngành văn chương. Nhằm giúp các bạn yêu thich tiếng anh luyện tập và củng cố thêm kỹ năng đọc tiếng anh . | A Prince of Sinners E Philips Oppenheim BOOK 1 CHAPTER 1 Already the sweepers were busy in the deserted hall and the lights burned low. Of the great audience who had filled the place only half-an-hour ago not one remained. The echoes of their tumultuous cheering seemed still to linger amongst the rafters the dust which their feet had raised hung about in a little cloud. But the long rows of benches were empty the sweepers moved ghostlike amongst the shadows and an old woman was throwing tealeaves here and there about the platform. In the committee-room behind a little group of men were busy with their leave-takings. The candidate a tall somewhat burly man with hard shrewd face and loosely knit figure was shaking hands with every one. His tone and manner savoured still of the rostrum. Good-night sir Good-night Mr. Bullsom A most excellent introduction yours sir You made my task positively easy. Good-night Mr. Brooks. A capital meeting and everything very well arranged. Personally I feel very much obliged to you sir. If you carry everything through as smoothly as this affair to night I can see that we shall lose nothing by poor Morrison s breakdown. Goodnight gentlemen to all of you. We will meet at the club at eleven o clock tomorrow morning. Eleven o clock precisely if you please. The candidate went out to his carriage and the others followed in twos and threes. A young man pale with nervous mouth strongly-marked features and clear dark eyes looked up from a sheaf of letters which he was busy sorting. Don t wait for me Mr. Bullsom he said. Reynolds will let me out and I had better run through these letters before I leave. Mr. Bullsom was emphatic to the verge of gruffness. You ll do nothing of the sort he declared. I tell you what it is Brooks. We re not going to let you knock yourself up. You re tackling this job in rare style. I can tell you that Henslow is delighted. I m much obliged to you for saying so Mr. Bullsom the young man answered. Of course the work is

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