English Exam

  1. title: The Eagle: A Fragment
    famous line: "He watches from the mountain walls.And like a thunderbolt he falls."
    Lord Alfred Tennyson
  2. title: She Dwelt Among Us the Untrodden Ways

    famous line: "She lived alone, and few could know/When Lucy ceased to be/But she is in grave, and, oh,/The difference to me!"

    -wrote famous book with friend "Lyrical Ballads"
    William Wordsworth
  3. title: The Poison Tree
    famous line: "I was angry with my friend:/I told my wrath, my wrath did/end./I was angry with my foe:/I told it not, my wrath did/grow."
    William Blake
  4. title: The Tyger
    famous line: 1.) "Tyger!Tyger! burning bright in the forests of the night." 2.) "Did he who made the lamb make thee?"
    William Blake
  5. title: Death Be Not Proud
    famous line: "Death be not proud,/though some have called/thee. Mighty and/Dreadful, for thou art not/so."
    John Donne
  6. title: The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
    Sir Walter Raleight
  7. title: The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
    famous line: "Come live with me here and be my love."
    Christopher Marlowe
  8. title: Fire and Ice
    famous line: "My love is like to ice, and I to fire:"
    Edmund Spencer
  9. title: When In Disgrace With Fortune and Men's Eyes
    famous line:1.)"When in disgrace with fortune & in men's eyes/ I all alone beweep my outcast state/And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries/And look upon myself and curse my fate" 2.) "For thy sweet remembered such wealth brings/That I scorn to change state with kings"
    William Shakespeare
  10. title: To Lucasta, On Going to the Wars
    famous line: "I would not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more
    Richard Lovelace
  11. title: To Althea from Prison
    famous lines: "Stone Walls do not a prison make/Nor iron bars a cage;"
    Richard Lovelace
  12. title: On His Blindness
    famous line: "When I considered how my life is spent"
    John Milton
  13. title:To A Mouse
    famous line: "The best laid schemes of mice and men/Often go askew.And leave nothing but grief and pain/For promised joy!"
    Robert Burns
  14. title:Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments
    famous line: 1.)"Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit the impediments/Love is not love/Which alters when it alteration finds/Or bends with the mover to remove." 2.) "If this be error and upon me proved/Inever writ, nor no man ever loved."
    William Shakespeare
  15. title:How Do I Love Thee
    famous line: 1.)"How do I love thee?/Let me count the ways." 2.) "I shall love thee better after death"
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  16. title:Is My Team Plowing
    famous line: "Yes, lad I lie easy/I lie as lads would choose,/ I cheer a dead man's sweetheart/Never ask me whose"
    A.E. Houseman
  17. title:When I Was One and Twenty
    famous line: 1.)"When I was one and twenty/I heard a wise man say,/'Give Crowns and pounds and guineas/But not your heart away'" 2.)"And I am two-and-twenty/And oh 'tis true, 'tis true"
    A.E. Houseman
  18. title:If Thou Must Love Me
    famous line:"If thou must love me/Let it be for nought/Except for love's sake only."
    Emily Barrett Browning
  19. title:The Unknown Citizen
    famous line: "Was he free? Was he happy? The question is/absurd:/Had anything been wrong, we should certainly have heard."
    W.H. Auden
  20. title:To a Louse
    Rober Burns
  21. title:My Heart Leaps Up
    famous line:"My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky."...The child is the father to the man"
    William Wordsworth
  22. title: The Man He Killed
    famous line: "Yes; quaint and curious war is!/You, shoot a fellow down/You'd treat if met where any bar is,/Or help to half-a-crown!"
    Thomas Hardy
  23. title: Dover Beach
    Matthew Arnold
  24. title: Sweet Afton
    famous line: "Flow gently, sweet Afton,/disturb not her dream"
    Robert Burns
  25. title: Death Be Not Proud
    famous line: "Death be not proud, though some have called the. Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so"
    John Donne
  26. title: She Walks in Beauty
    famous line: "She walks in beauty, like the night of Cloudless chimes, and starry skies And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes:"
    Lord George Byron
  27. title:To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time
    famous line:
    "Gather ye rose-buds While ye may"
    Robert Herrick
  28. title: Song to Celia
    famous line: "Drink to me, only with thine Ayes and I will pledge with mine"
    Ben Johnson
  29. title: Crossing the Bar
    famous line: "I hope to see my pilot face to face When I have crossed the bar."
    Lord Aflred Tennyson
  30. title: To An Athlete Dying Young
    famous line: "Now you will not swell the rout Of lads that wore their honours out, Runners whom renown outran And the name died before the man."
    A.E. Houseman
  31. title: The World is too Much With Us
    famous line: "The world is too much with us; late and soon Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in nature that is ours: We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!'
    William Wordsworth
  32. title: Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
    famous lines: "Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light"
    Dylan Thomas
  33. title: When I Have Fears
    famous line: "...Then on the shore Of the wide world I stand alone, and thin Till Love and Fame to nothingness do sink"
    John Keats
  34. title: Kubla Khan
    famous line: "In Xandu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea."
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  35. title: Ode On A Grecian Urn
    famous line: "Beauty is truth, truth is beauty-that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know"
    John Keats
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