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Answer the following questions in short:
Q1. Who was Mrs. Sarah Hill? Why is there a memorial to her in the church?
Ans. Mrs. Sarah Hill was a lady who left 1 pound in her will to be divided at Easter, every year between two boys and two girls who have never been undutiful to their parents, who never told a lie to steal or to break windows and this was the reason why her memorial was put in the church.
Q2. Why was the writer not satisfied with the contribution of Mrs. Sarah Hill?
Ans. The writer felt the sacrifice of the two boys and girls to be too great to receive such a petty amount.
Q3. Mention the ingredients of Irish stew.
Ans. All the vegetables they found in their hampers including bacon, potted salmon and pork pie etc. were the ingredients of the Irish stew.
Q4. What contribution did Montmorency want to make to the stew?
Ans. Montmorency wanted a dead rat to contribute to the stew.
Q5. Mention how Montmorency and Harris reacted when George played the Banjo.
Ans. When George played on the banjo, Harris complained of headache and Montmorency howled steadily right through the performance.
Q6. What happened to Harris after supper?
Ans. Harris felt upset due to the stew as he was not used to high living.