In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
It was very hot in the small court-room and everybody was feeling sleepy. After a tiring morning. The clerks were anxious to get 156 to lunch and even the judge must have felt 157 when the last case came up before the court. A short-middle-aged man with grey hair and small blue eyes was now standing 158 him. The man had a foolish expression on his face and he kept looking 159 stupidly as if he was trying hard to 160 what was going 161. The man was accused of 162 into a house and stealing a cheap watch. The witness, who was called, did not give a clear 163 of what had happened. He claimed to have seen a man outside the house one night, but on being 164 further, he confessed that he was not sure whether this was the man. The judge considered the matter for a short time and then declared that as there was no real proof, the man could not be 165 guilty.
but on being 164 further, he confessed that he was not sure

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