Complete the paragraphs given below with one suitable word by choosing from the brackets.
Champion midget Gul Mohammed is in trouble. And for once, the Government machinery (a) _________ (has, will have, should have, will be) moved with rare alacrity, even (b) _________ (for, though, then, although) anachronistically, in rushing succor to the suffering celebrity. The world’s shortest man, (c) _________ (only, all, short, full) of 22 inches, is one of the few Indians to have made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. He has (d) _________ (been, tried to be, stopped, started) lying in the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital with (e) _________ (the, an, a, some) respiratory ailment. Dr. H. Sharma, who is attending to the star patient said he was suffering from a lung disease and that his condition was a (f) _________ (little, almost, quite, lot) better now. His discomfiture obvious, the little man (g) _________ (could, would, should,had to) barely whisper (h) _________ (as, while, when, since) this reporter visited him, though the hospital staff tried to hush up the matter.