Oxford bookworms library 3

Tham khảo tài liệu 'oxford bookworms library 3', ngoại ngữ, anh ngữ phổ thông phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả | Ghost Stories you give him a message sir I can t make him hear me or see me. Tell him it s Linkworth sir. Charles Linkworth. I m very miserable. I can t leave the prison - and it s so cold. Will you send for the other gentleman Do you mean the chaplain asked Teesdale. Yes that s right - the chaplain. He was there when I went across the yard yesterday. He prayed for me. I ll feel better when I ve told him sir. The doctor hesitated for a moment. This is a strange story he thought. How can I possibly tell the chaplain that the spirit of a dead man is trying to telephone him But Teesdale himself believed that the unhappy spirit wanted to confess. And there was no need to ask what it wanted to confess . . . Yes said Teesdale aloud I ll ask him to come here. Thank you sir a thousand times said the voice. It was growing softer. I can t talk any more now. I have to go to see - oh my God . . . The terrible desperate crying began again. What do you have to see asked Teesdale with sudden desperate curiosity. Tell me what you are doing - tell me what s happening to you. I can t tell you I m not allowed to tell you said the voice very softly. That is part . . . and the voice died away. Doctor Teesdale waited a little while but no more sounds came from the receiver. He put it down. His forehead was wet with the cold sweat of horror and his heart was beating very fast. Is this real he asked himself or is it some terrible joke But in his heart he knew that he had been speaking to a troubled spirit a spirit that had something terrible to confess. He telephoned the prison. Draycott he asked. The prison officer s voice trembled as he answered. Yes sir. Has anything happened Draycott Twice the man attempted to speak and twice he failed. At last the words came. Yes sir. He has been here. I saw him go into the room where the telephone is. Ah Did you speak to him No sir. I sweated and I prayed. Well I don t think you will be disturbed again. Now please give me the chaplain s home .