Here, there is another quick quiz for you!
b) fain to grope
1.The yard was so dark that even Scrooge, who knew its every stone, was ______with his hands. (Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens)
2.It is also a fact, that Scrooge had seen it, night and morning, during his whole residence in that place; also that Scrooge had as little of what is called fancy about him as any man in the city of London, even including--which is a bold word—the corporation, _______, and livery. (Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens)
3. It was not angry or________, but looked at Scrooge as Marley used to look: with ghostly spectacles turned up on its ghostly forehead. (Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens)
(Answer: 1.b; 2.c; 3.a )