Literary History Exam

Here are all the text extracts from the compendium. Let's hetsplugga for the exam together

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An Essay on Man

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

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

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Canterbury Tales

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

The Flea

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Way of the World


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

When I consider how my light is spent...

O Mistress Mine

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

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

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

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

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)


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

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

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

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

In Memoriam A.H.H

A Modest Proposal

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

The Beggar's Opera

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.)

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

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

The Pilgrim's Progress

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

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

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

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

Le Morte D'Arthur

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