|Squeeze! squeeze! squeeze! all the morning long; I squeezed that _____ till I myself almost melted into it.|
- Herman Melville, Moby Dick
|The Owl looked up to the stars above,|
And sang to a small guitar,
“O lovely ___! O ___, my love,
What a beautiful ___ you are.”
- E. Lear, The Owl and the ____***
|Be not afraid, though you do see me weapon’d;|
Here is my journey’s end, here is my ____,
And very sea-mark of my utmost sail.
- Shakespeare, Othello
|When we see the figure of the house, Then must we rate the cost of the ________.|
- Shakespeare, Henry IV, Pt. 2 (I.iii.44)
|I look for ghosts; but none will force|
Their way to me. 'Tis falsely said
That there was ever ___________
Between the living and the dead
- William Wordsworth
|The aim of the assailants seemed to be to enter the mill, that of the defendants to [__1__] them [_2_]. (2 words)|
- Charlotte Brontë, Shirley
|But now he has gotten a hat and a feather,|
Hey, brave Johnie lad, cock up your ______!
- Robert Burns
|Pearl, overhearing the ___________, or aware, through some more subtile channel, of those throbs of anguish....|
- Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter
|Two friends kept step beside me,|
Two honest lads and hale.
Now ____ lies long in the churchyard,
And Ned lies long in jail.
- A. E. Housman
|Mr. Wheeler rolled his top pancake and conveyed it to his mouth. After a moment of ___________ he said, “You figure on going tomorrow?”|
- Willa Cather, One of Ours
|Snout: O ______, thou art changed! what do I see on thee?|
______: What do you see? you see an ass-head of your own, do you?
- Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
|Ah, how sweet it is to love!|
Ah, how ___ is young Desire!
And what pleasing pains we prove
When we first approach Love's fire!
- John Dryden
|He held the ____ in his right hand, but thinking he was wrong, just at the box he changed to the left hand, and undoubtedly put the ____ to the left.|
- Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
|With gilded eyes and open wings|
The ____ his courage shows;
With claps of joy his breast he dings,
And twenty times he crows.
- Alexander Hume, “A Summer Day”
|“And yet you have made her your _____-friend?”|
“I have not made her my _____-friend; but I like her, in spite of her faults.”
- Henry James, Portrait of a Lady
|_____ sprang erect, as wide awake at once as a dog|
- J. M. Barrie, _____ ***
|“And what have you got, my dear?” said Fagin to Charley Bates.|
“Wipes,” replied [__1__] [_2_]; producing four pocket-handkerchiefs. (2 words)
- Dickens, Oliver Twist
|“Ah, you’ve come!” she said, and drew her hand from her ____.|
- Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence
|The thermometer in the ____ cabin, by night and day, ranged between 80 and 83°, which feels very pleasant.|
- Charles Darwin, “The Voyage of the Beagle”
|The air was still, the water ran,|
No need was there for maid or man,
When we put up, my ___ and I.
- R. L. Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey
|“It's a nightmare of a year, the fifth.... Fred and I managed to keep our ______ up somehow.”|
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix