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Title Taken FromBookAuthor
Baruch Spinoza's EthicsW. Somerset Maugham
Walt Whitman's Leaves of GrassE.M. Forster
Ecclesiastes 3:3John Grisham
Shakespeare's MacbethRay Bradbury
W.B. Yeats' 'The Second Coming'Chinua Achebe
Ecclesiastes 1:5Ernest Hemingway
William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and HellAldous Huxley
2 Samuel 19:4William Faulkner
John Keats' 'Ode to a Nightingale'F. Scott Fitzgerald
Shakespeare's MacbethWilliam Faulkner
John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's ProgressWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
Shakespeare's Julius CaesarAgatha Christie
Shakespeare's The TempestAldous Huxley
Shakespeare's HamletDavid Foster Wallace
Julia Ward Howe's The Battle Hymn of the RepublicJohn Steinbeck
Alexander Pope's An Essay on CriticismE.M. Forster
Psams 147:4Lois Lowry
Title Taken FromBookAuthor
Exodus 2:22Robert A. Heinlein
W.B. Yeats' 'Sailing to Byzantium'Cormac McCarthy
Genesis 4:16John Steinbeck
Samuel Coleridge's Work Without HopeKamala Markandaya
'Humpty Dumpty' nursery rhyme (also in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass)Robert Penn Warren
John Donne's 'Meditation XVII'Ernest Hemingway
T.S. Eliot's The Waste LandEvelyn Waugh
Robert Burns' 'To a Mouse'John Steinbeck
Isaiah 61:6Adam Smith
John Milton's Samson AgonistesVita Sackville-West
Ecclesiastes 7:4Edith Wharton
Shakespeare's Julius CaesarJohn Green
Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 30'Marcel Proust
Percy Bysshe Shelley sonnet ('Life not the …')W. Somerset Maugham
Homer's OdysseyWilliam Faulkner
William Blake's 'The Tyger'Audrey Niffenegger
Alfred Tennyson's 'The Lady of Shalott'Agatha Christie

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