A Little English : The idol

【明報專訊】Deep in the centre of an ancient cave stood a a large wooden statue. This idol could answer any question asked by its worshippers. It seemed to know everything, even the future, for its predictions were so accurate. To show their gratitude, the people covered the statue with gold and silver. The idol shimmered(閃爍)as more and more people came to pay their respects, bringing with them many precious offerings.