V. Use the correct tense-forms of the verbs in brackets.
One day my friend Holmes and I were smoking in our room after supper when Mr Lestrade came in. He often 1 (visit) us as he 2 (can) always 3 (get) some help from Holmes, and my friend 4 (listen) with interest to all his stories and 5(be) ready 6(give) him advice. "Dear gentlemen," Lestrade 7 (say), "I 8 (like) 9 (discuss) with you a very strange case, though perhaps it 10 (interest) Dr Watson more than you, Mr Holmes. There 11 (be) a man,
who 12 (hate) Napoleon so much that he always 13(break) his statues. Some months ago a doctor 4 (buy) two statues of Napoleon and after that he
15(go) to the country when he 16 (come) back he 17(see) they 18 (disappear)." "Your story 19 (begin) 20 (interest) me,"