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Who wrote 'When We Two Parted?'
'These are the kind of little things which please her ladyship, and it is a sort of attention which I conceive myself peculiarly bound to pay'
What is the theme of 'Ozymandias?'
'Assent and you are sane, dumur, you're straightaway dangerous'
'Her message is committed to hands I cannot see- For love of Her- sweet- countrymen judge tenderly of me'
'We pictured the meed mild creatures where, They dwelt in their strawy pen'
What stanza type is used in 'Ode to the West Wind?'
Who is taking over Ulysses position as king?
'While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping'
'Wild Spirit, which art moving everywhere; Destroyer and preserver; hear, oh, hear!'
Who wrote 'The Importance of Being Earnest?'
What period of literature is 'The Importance of Being Earnest' in?
'Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,'
What period of literature was Mark Twain a part of?
'My gift of a nine-hundred-years-old name with anybody's gift.'
Who wrote 'Dover Beach?'
'What men or gods are these? What maidens loth? What mad persuit? What struggle to escape?'
'Here, where men sit and hear each other groan; Where palsy shakes a few, sad last grey hairs'
'Bold Lover, never, never canst thou kiss, Though winning near the goal - yet do not grieve'
'Christmas Eve, and twelve of the clock, 'Now they are all on their knees,''
'Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird!'
Is the narrator of the Oxen a child or an adult?
'Listen! You hear the grating roar of pebbles which the waves draw back and fling'
What is the meter of 'There is a certain slant of light?'
Name the period of literature Lord Byron was a part of
Who wrote 'On First Looking Into Chapmans Homer?'
Who wrote 'The Oxen?'
'Of the wide world I stand alone and think, Till love and fame to nothingness do sink.'
'Then the smiles stopped together. There she stands as if alive.'
'Thou shalt lie down, With patriarchs of the infant world,- with kings,'
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Who wrote 'Ode to the West Wind?'
'I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,'
Who wrote 'Life on the Mississippi?'
Who wrote 'Self-Reliance?'
'That government is best which governs not at all;'
Who wrote 'I heard a fly buzz when I died?'
'The Sea of Faith was once too, at the full, and round earth's shore'
Who wrote 'England in 1819?'
What movement was Henry David Thoreau a part of?
'And think that I may never live to trace their shadows, with the magic hand of chance;'
Who wrote 'Thanatopsis?'
'To whom I leave the scepter and the isle'
'How soon unaccountable I became tired and sick; Till rising and gliding out I wandered by myself; In the mystical moist night air,'
Who wrote 'So we'll go no more a roving?'
What is the main theme of the poem Ode to a Grecian Urn?
'One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impair'd the nameless grace'
'Then I felt like some watcher of the skies, When a new planet swims into his ken;'
'Tasting of Flora and the country green, Dance, and Provencal song, and sunburnt mirth!'
Who wrote 'Ozymandias?'
Who wrote 'Civil Disobedience?'
'I cannot bear the idea of two young women traveling by themselves. It is highly improper.'
What is the rhyme scheme of 'There is a certain slant of light'
'I am become a name; For always roaming with a hungry heart; Much I have seen and known'
Who wrote 'Ode to a Grecian Urn?'
'Oh, it's de dad-blame' witches, sah, en I wisht I was dead, I do.'
'Yet did I never breathe its pure serene, Till I hear Chapman speak out loud and bold;'
Who wrote 'Ode to a Nightingale?'
Who wrote 'This is my letter to the world?'
Who wrote 'She walks in beauty?'
'A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within'
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'I felt good and all washed of clean of sin for the first time I had ever felt so in my life,'
'She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me,'
Who wrote 'Ulysses?'
Who wrote 'Much madness is the divinest sense?'
'Pale grew thy cheek and cold, Colder thy kiss, Truly that hour foretold sorrow to this'
'Wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command, tell that its sculptor well those passions read'
Who wrote 'Walden?'
'The city sleeps and the country sleeps; The living sleep for their time, the dead sleep for their time'
'But leech-like to their fainting country cling'
'How should I greet thee? With silence and tears.'
Who wrote 'The Raven?'
'I willed my keepsakes, signed away; What portion of me I could make assignable'
Did Emily Dickinson name most of her poems?
'Though the night was made for loving, and the day returns too soon'
Who wrote 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?'
'For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast.'
Who wrote 'My Last Duchess?'
'Too easily impressed: she liked whate'er she looked on'
Who wrote 'Song of Myself?'
'The canal boy trots on the tow-path, the book-keeper counts at his desk, the shoe- maker waxes his thread;'
Who wrote 'There is a certain slant of light?'
'Winter afternoons- The oppresses like the heft of Cathedral tunes'
'The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation'
'Go forth under the open sky, and list to nature's teachings while from all around- Earth and her waters'
Who wrote 'When I have fears that I may cease to be?'
Is 'Life on the Mississippi' a serious work or a work of satire?
Who wrote 'When I Heard the Learned Astronomer?'
'England in 1819' is a social ___________.
'Through public scorn- mud from a muddy spring'
'They know not I knew thee, Who knew thee too well.'

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