Friday, July 24, 2009

Last Lines Quiz

1. Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?

2. Then everybody began to talk in a great hurry.

3. But, in spite of these deficiencies, the wishes, the hopes, the confidence, the predictions of the small band of true friends who witnessed the ceremony, were fully answered in the perfect happiness of the union.

4. But taking a glance at the others of her late company of actors, she compresses her lips.

5. I took her hand in mine, and we went out of the ruined place; and, as the morning mists has risen long ago when I first left the forge, so, the evening mists were rising now, and in all the broad expanse of tranquil light they showed to me, I saw no shadow of another parting from her.

6. Perhaps, so she liked to think, his career was biding its time, again like Grant's in Galena; his latest note was post-marked from Hornell, New York, which is some distance from Geneva and a very small town; in any case he is almost certainly in that section of the country, in one town or another.

7. The outlet to Deception Pass closed forever.

8. And now there was a special rhythm to their walk, as if they kept step with faraway music.

9. And over the river in the purple durance the echoes bided their time.

10. In your rocking chair, by your window, shall you dream such happiness as you may never feel.

Remember, the first person to send in the correct answers will receive one hour of free copyediting--that's a $25 value!

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