Literature Quiz / Epigraphs

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Can you name the famous books or poems that have the following epigraphs?

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'Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay to mould me man? Did I solicit thee from darkness to promote me?' (Paradise Lost)
'Vengeance is mine; I shall repay.' (Romans 12:19)
''You are saved,' cried Captain Delano, more and more astonished and pained; 'you are saved: what has cast such a shadow upon you?'' (Melville, Benito Cereno)
'For sorrow is a thing that is swallowed up in death, and death and dying are the very life of the darkness.' (abridged) (Jacob Boehme)
'You are all a lost generation.' (Gertrude Stein)
'If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.' (Juan Ramón Jiménez)
'Et ignotas animum dimittit in artes.' (Ovid: 'And he sets his mind to unknown arts')
'Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it liveth, it bringeth forth much fruit.' (John 12:24)
'Mistah Kurtz - he dead.'
'Turning and turning in the widening gyre / The falcon cannot hear the falconer; / Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; / Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.' (Yeats)

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