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Can you pick the correct word to complete these excerpts from the following literary works?
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Pride and Prejudice by Quote
''It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a _____.''
Pride And Prejudice - Jane Austen
''That guy Morrow was about as sensitive
as a goddam _____ seat.''
The Catcher In The Rye - J. D. Salinger
''_____ was not a thing that could be concealed forever.''
1984 - George Orwell
''There's more of gravy than of _____ about you,
whatever you are!''
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
''Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before _____.''
Through the Looking-Glass - Lewis Carroll
''If this is the best of all possible _____,
what are the others?''
Candide - Voltaire
''I shall cut off her head and fill her mouth with _____,
and I shall drive a stake through her body.''
Dracula - Bram Stoker
''There must be something in _____, things we can't imagine,
to make a woman stay in a burning house.''
Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
''For in that sleep of death what _____ may come,
when we have shuffled off this mortal coil,''
Hamlet - William Shakespeare
''As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic _____.''
The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
''I can still tend the _____, George?
I didn't mean no harm, George.''
Of Mice And Men - John Steinbeck
''The Navy is a master plan designed by geniuses
for execution by _____.''
The Caine Mutiny - Herman Wouk
''He surveyed the _____, and all gladness left him
and a deep melancholy settled down upon his spirit.''
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
''I hope she'll be a _____ - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little _____.''
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
''Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a _____ and a razor lay crossed.''
Ulysses - James Joyce
''Science is _____ that works.''
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
'''Why are they going to disappear him?'' ''I don't know.''
''It doesn't make sense. It isn't even good _____.''
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
''Time is an illusion. _____ doubly so.''
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams
''He should not be here,'' said the _____ in the pot.
''He should not be here when your mother is not.''
The Cat In The Hat - Dr. Seuss
''You’ve got about as much charm as a dead _____.''
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
''You have nice manners for a thief and a liar,'' said the _____.
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
''Want your _____, Georgie?'' Pennywise asked. ''I only repeat myself because you really do not seem that eager.''
It - Stephen King
''I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a _____ in his hand.''
To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee
''You're either on the _____ or off the _____.''
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - Tom Wolfe
''I sold the _____ to get the money to buy your combs.
And now suppose you put the chops on.”'
The Gift Of The Magi - O. Henry
''Although the villagers had forgotten the ritual and lost the original black box, they still remembered to use _____.''
The Lottery - Shirley Jackson
''If I blow the _____ and they don't come back; then we've had it. We shan't keep the fire going. We'll be like animals.''
Lord Of The Flies - William Golding
''Because horror on Earth is real and it is every day. It is like a flower or like the _____; it cannot be contained.''
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
''A serious prophet upon predicting a _____ should be the first man to climb a tree.''
The Red Badge Of Courage - Stephen Crane
''Imagination, of course, can open any door -
turn the key and let _____ walk right in.''
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
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