Т.В. Барановська. Граматика англійської мови. Вправа 61.
Розкрийте дужки, вживаючи дієслова в Present Simple, Past Simple або Past Continuous.
Once, while I (to walk) in a park of London, I (to see) an old man. He (to sit) on a bench holding a book in his hands. I (to see) that the book (to be) of great interest. It (to be) a very old copy of early Byron's works. I (to look) at the old man and (to understand) that he (to know) that I (to sit) because of him and the book. I (to smile). “It is the last I (to have)", he (to say) and (to stretch) it out to me. I (to take) it with the words: "I love the old books." I (to open) the book and (to look) at the date: it (to be) a remarkable book. "I (to have) a hard life and this book (to be) a comfort to me. But I have to sell it," (to say) the old man.