"No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen."
Directions(1 to 10):Though I had hired cabins in Bandra and a house
in Andheri, divinity would not let me settle down. (1)
had I moved into my new house when my brother
Balmukund, who had already been through an (2)
attack of jaundice some years back, had a (3) attack
of typhoi d, ( 4) wi th pneumoni a and si gns of
restlessness at night. The doctor was (5) in. He said
medicine would have (6) effect, but eggs and chicken
both might be given. Balmukund was only five years
old. To confer with his wishes was out of the question.
Being his (7)I had to (8). The doctor was very good. I
told him that we were all vegetarians and that I could
not possibly give either of the two things to my brother.
Would he therefore (9)something else? ‘Your brother’s
life is in danger,’ said the (10) doctor.