Literary History Exam

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Uphill (Does the road wind uphill all the way...)

O Mistress Mine

The Lady of Shalott (His broad clear brow in sunlight glow'd...)

When I consider how my light is spent...

Pied Beauty (Glory be to God for dappled things...)

From "Annus Mirabilis" (Me-thinks already, from this chymic flame...)

The Pilgrim's Progress

Le Morte D'Arthur

Crossing the Bar (Sunset and evening star...)

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (Let us go then, you and I...)

From "Astrophel and Stella" (Who will in fairest book of nature know...)

Canterbury Tales

To Virgins to Make Much of Time (Gather ye rosebuds while ye may...)

The Way of the World

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 (Earth has not anything to show more fair...)

To his Coy Mistress (Had we but world enough, and time...)


The Flea

The Beggar's Opera

The Soldier (If I should die, think only this of me...)

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)

Dover Beach (The sea is calm tonight...)

In Memoriam A.H.H

A Valediction: Forbidden mourning (As virtuous men pass mildly away...)

From "Sonnets" (My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun)

Caliban upon Setebos (['Will sprawl, now that the heat of day is best...)

JABBERWOCKY ('Twas brillig, and the slithy toves...)

Ode to the West Wind (O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being...)

This Be The Verse (They f*ck you up, your mom and dad) (the quiz maker did not allow me to swear.)

The Charge of the Light Brigade (Half a league, half a league...)

An Essay on Man

The Waste Land (April is the cruellest month, breeding)

A Modest Proposal


If (If you can keep your head when all about you...)

Musee des Beaux Arts (About suffering they were never wrong...)

When I have fears that I may cease to be....

My Last Duchess (That's my last Duchess painted on the wall...)

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

London (I wander tho' each charter'd street...)

Love and life (All my past life is mine no more...)

From "Amoretti" (One day I wrote her name upon the strand...)

Rondeau (Jenny kissed me when we met...)