Literary History Exam

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

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

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

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


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

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

The Pilgrim's Progress

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

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

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

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

Canterbury Tales

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

A Modest Proposal

O Mistress Mine

The Way of the World

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

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

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 Beggar's Opera

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

An Essay on Man

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

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

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

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

The Flea

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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

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

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

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

In Memoriam A.H.H

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)

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

Le Morte D'Arthur

When I consider how my light is spent...

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

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

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

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