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Answer the following questions in short:
Q1. What did Montmorency do to keep himself busy for the days they spend at Oxford?
Ans. There were plenty of dogs in the town of Oxford. Montmorency kept himself busy in fighting with them. He had eleven fights on the first day and fourteen on the second and evidently thought he had got to heaven.
Q2. How does the writer describe the people who prefer to go upstream?
Ans. The people who prefer to go upstream are described as energetic and active. They relish boating upstream.
Q3. What were the expressions and feelings of Harris, writer and the dog after George’s “comic song” was over?
Ans. After George’s “Comic song” was over, they broke down. They were in a state of depression, unable to bear. Harris sobbed like a child and the dog howled till his heart or his jaw was about to break. Though the song was comic but George sang it in such a voice that it gave the feeling of a pathetic song.
Q4. How does the river seem like in the rains?
Ans. The river seems like a golden fairy stream. The chill and weary river with ceaseless rain-drops falling on its brown and sluggish waters, sounds like a woman weeping low in some dark chamber.
Q5. How did the men party at Alhambra?
Ans. The three friends decided to take their supper in a restaurant at Alhambra. They were the cynosure of every eye and felt quite proud. They enjoyed the supper thoroughly. They ate and drank, till they felt good.