English Language and Literature Resources
The scene we encountered left us
speechless. No one had lived there for
a long time, so much so that there was
probably not even the memory of the
best times of the place.
for a century
It was quite cold, so we lit the
big ﬁreplace in the main lounge.
fell fast asleep. I don’t remember
ever sleeping so well in my life.
something woke us up.
They were... the cries of a baby?
And it was coming from upstairs.
What on earth was a baby doing in
a place like this?