The story begins in 1801. Mr Lockwood has rented a house in Yorkshire, so he goes to visit his new landlord, Mr Heathcliff, at his house on the moors (旷野) nearby, Wuthering Heights. He is not welcomed and the house is full of frightening dogs, but he decides to return the following afternoon, although a snowstorm is beginning.
This time he is met by an old servant, Joseph, and a beautiful young woman. He thinks she is Heathcliff’s wife, but she does not invite him to tea, and when Heathcliff comes in, ask s his permission before pouring Lockwood a cup. When Lockwood mistakes her for Heathcliff’s wife, he is told she is his daughter-in-law, so he supposes she is married to a rough young man who has come in and is sitting silently in the background. This makes the young man angry, and Heathcliff says he is not his son. No one makes the mystery clear, so Lockwood asks for help to find the way home. Since no one will do anything for him, he takes a lantern to light his way over the moors but is attacked by the dogs. Heathcliff just laughs, but the maid Zillah, rescues him and puts him in a bedroom in the house without telling her master.
56．Mr Lockwood has rented a house in Yorkshire, .
A．but he knows nothing about his landlord
B．and he wants to find out some of the landlord’s secrets
C．although he hates the cold weather there D．because he will stay there for a long time 57．Bes ides frightening dogs, the landlord’s house is full of .
A．servants B．strangers C．laughter D．mystery
58．In the landlord’s house, Mr Lockwood finds most people there .
A．helpful B．rude C．calm D．funny
Planning a home demands great care. The fireplace should be distinctive (有特色) and elegant (美观), with a fire that looks like a fire, giving your family the warmth and protection they need.
Every year 7,000 people die in fires in Britain, and hundreds of them are little children. Thousands more are disfigured (毁容) for life.
When you choose a fire, choose Safeburn. It gives you the atmosphere of home comfort you are looking for, and sets your mind at rest.
Caithness Pride. The ninth Duke of Caithness would only drink the best whisky. So he built his own private still, in the heart of the Highlands, with the fresh water running in the stream nearby. When we came into possession of the still, we paid the Duke’s heirs（后嗣）a lot of money for it. But it was worth it. After all, what was good for the Duke is too good to be kept a secret.
59．The above two passages are .
A．the covers for two books B．the descriptions about two pictures
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