Oct 022014
 

Our story today is called “The Line of Least Resistance.” It was written by Edith Wharton. Here is Larry West with the story.

Mister Mindon returned home for lunch. His wife Millicent was not at home. The servants did not know where she was.

 

 
Words in this Story
dishonor – n. loss or lack of honor : damage to your reputation and loss of respect from other people
interfere – v. to become involved in the activities and concerns of other people when your involvement is not wanted
mercy – n. kind or forgiving treatment of someone who could be treated harshly
waste – v. to use (something valuable) in a way that is not necessary or effective : to use more of (something) than is necessary

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