Literary History Exam

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

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

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

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard


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

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

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

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

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

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

O Mistress Mine

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

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

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

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

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)

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

A Modest Proposal

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

The Beggar's Opera

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

Canterbury Tales


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

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

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

The Flea

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

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

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

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

The Pilgrim's Progress

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

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

In Memoriam A.H.H

The Way of the World

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

An Essay on Man

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

When I consider how my light is spent...

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

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

Le Morte D'Arthur