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#7

It might seem a bit pretentious, but,“Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair"is the ninth most quoted line of poetry. What's it from?

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  • “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes

  • “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost

  • “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas

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#8

All of us have heard Shakespeare's famous line,“To be or not to be; that is the question."Which play is it from?

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  • King Lear

  • Hamlet

  • Romeo and Juliet

  • Macbeth

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#9

Sticking with our theme of darkness, which poem includes,“So this is how the world ends, not with a bang but with a whimper"?

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  • “Not Waving but Drowning” by Stevie Smith

  • “Death Be Not Proud” by John Donne

  • “The Hollow Men” by T.S. Eliot

  • “Anthem for Doomed Youth” by Wilfred Owen

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#10

You may not have known that this line actually comes from a poem. Who wrote,“To err is human; to forgive, divine,"and in which poem?

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  • Alexander Pope in “An Essay on Criticism”

  • e.e. cummings in “Seeker of Truth”

  • Robert Frost in “Fire and Ice”

  • William Ernest Henley in “Invictus: The Unconquerable”

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#11

Let's try something uplifting:“Beauty is truth, truth beauty; that is all."What poem is that from?

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  • “Lovesong” by Ted Hughes

  • “Ode to a Grecian Urn” by John Keats

  • “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop

  • “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allen Poe

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#12

Let's end on love:“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."

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  • “Sonnet 43” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • “Sonnet LXCI: I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You” by Pablo Neruda

  • “A Lover’s Call” by Khalil Gibran

  • “‘Hope’ Is a Thing with Feathers” by Emily Dickinson

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