Monday, November 9, 2009

Poetry--First Lines Quiz Answers

1. "Do you see this Ring?"
Robert Browning,
The Ring and the Book

2. "A toad the power mower caught,"
Richard Wilbur,
"The Death of a Toad"

3. "There is a singer everyone has heard,"
Robert Frost,
"The Oven Bird"

4. "I thought once how Theocritus had sung,"
Elizabeth Barrett Browning,
"Sonnet I,"
Sonnets From The Portuguese

5. "To sing of wars, of captains, and of kings,"
Anne Bradstreet,
"The Prologue"

6. "The world is charged with the grandeur of God."
Gerard Manley Hopkins,
"God's Grandeur"

7. "There's a certain slant of light,"
Emily Dickenson,
"There's a certain Slant of light,"

8. "Gus is the Cat at the Theatre Door."
T.S. Eliot, "Gus the Theatre Cat,"
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

9. "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
William Shakespeare,
"Sonnet 18"

10. "I must go down to the seas again,"
John Masefield,

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