The Parliamentary Candidate (1)
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There was absolutely no ..... that Henry Orpington liked politics. He talked politics all the time.
All the members of his family were pleased therefore when Henry was ..... as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the constituency in which they were living.
One year later the date of the general election was ..... by the Prime Minister.
..... the election campaign Henry's wife and his two teenage daughters worked night and day for him
and he finally ..... a seat in the House of Commons by a very large majority.
Every day of the campaign was a .....
but there was one day in particular that Henry would never ......
That was the day he thought he was going to be blown ..... by a bomb.
On a Friday morning at the beginning of the campaign, the phone ..... in the Orpingtons' house at 6.30 in the morning.
Henry got out of bed and ran down the stairs. He ..... who could possibly be ringing at that early hour in the morning.