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1. S1: Over the centuries the face of the earth has become crowded with monuments and memorials.
S6: We must have more space for building new things and developing open countryside.

P: Films, pictures and even miniature models can be made of the relics for posterity interested in knowing about them.
Q: Some people however would contend that antiquity should be preserved for future generations.
R: If they were all to be preserved we will have very little space for other, more useful, things.
S: Personally, I do not agree with their contention.


2. S1: It is very easy to acquire bad habits.
S6: Even good things should be done from time to time only.

P: If we do not continue to do it, we feel unhappy.
Q: The more we do a thing, the more we tend to - like doing it.
R: The force of habit should be fought against.
S: This is called the force of habit.


3. S1: Have you ever thought of the ways in which birds are useful to man?
S6: Finally, birds and their eggs form an important part of man's food.

P: Again, there are some birds that help us to keep our surroundings clean by removing dead animals and decaying matter.
Q: A bird eats hundreds of insects every day, and thus helps to limit the insect population of the world.
R: Their service to man is to check the growth of insects.
S: Another service done by birds to man is to kill. animals like rats and squirrels which destroy the farmers' crops.


4. S1: In the eighteenth century people expected most of their children to die before they were grown up.
S6: There is no obvious limit to the improvement of health that cail be brought about by medicine.

P: Improvement began at the beginning of the nineteenth century, chiefly owing to vaccination.
Q: The general death rate in 1948 (10.8) was the lowest ever recorded upto that date.
R: In 1920 the infant mortality in England and Wales was 80 per thousand, in 1948 it was 34 per thousand.
S: It has continued ever since and is still continuing.


5. S1: The December dance and music season in Madras is like the annual tropical cyclone.
S6: Many a hastily planted shrub gets washed away in the storm.

P: A few among the new aspirants dazzle with the colour of youth, like fresh saplings.
Q: It rains an abundance of music for over a fortnight.
R: Thick clouds of expectation charge the atmosphere with voluminous advertisements.
S: At the end of it one is left with the feeling thafthe music of only those artists seasoned by careful nurturing, stands tall like well rooted trees.



6. S1: I also demand adventure for myself
S6: The satisfaction of adventure is something much more solid than a thrill.

P: As a physiologist I can try experiments on myself
Q: Life without danger would be like life without mustard.
R: Love of adventure does not mean love of thrills.
S: I can also participate in wars and revolutions of which I approve.


7. S1: The time has come for us to consider seriously the question of a Bharat brand of English.
S6: Bharat English will respect the rule of law and maintain the dignity of grammar, but still have a swadeshi stamp about it.

P: I am not suggesting here a mongrelisation of the language.
Q: English must adopt the complexion of our life and assiniflate its idiom.
R: Now the time is ripe for it to come to the dusty street, market place and under the banyan tree.
S: So far English has had a comparatively confined existence in our country, chiefly in the halls of learning, justice or administration.


8. S1: The essence of democracy is the active participation of the people in government affair.
S6: By and large it is the actual practice of our way of life.

P: When the people are active watchmen and participants, we have that fertile soil in which democracy fluorishes.
Q: This democracy of ours is founded upon a faith in the overall judgement of the people as a whole.
R: When the people - do not participate, the spirit of democratic action dies.
S: When the people are honestly and clearly informed, their common sense can be relied upon to carry the nation safely through any crisis.


9. S1: We must also understand that the fruits of labour are sweeter than the gifts of fortune.
S6: The best life, therefore, is lived both in thought and deed.

P: Moreover, too much of thinking is also a disease.
Q: Indeed, thought and action can be separately analysed but can never be separated from each other.
R: Hence, thought to be complete demands action and action without thought also has no value.
S: It keeps us depressed and gloomy.


10. S1: But Mr. Ford was by no means the inventor of mass production.
S6: When one huge machine began to perform rapidly due operations previously done slowly by hand, the age of mass production was bom.

P: It is difficult, indeed, to say who was.
Q: Brilliant men perfected cotton gins and looms.
R: The inventibn of the steam-engine gave manufacturers the cheap power they needed.
S: When the first large mills for the manufacture of cloth were built, mass production began.


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