Sunday, 1 December 2013

SmothPubs December Holiday Quiz: Who said...?

Test your knowledge of Quotations

DIY Write Stuff: Try them on friends, students, teachers…

Part 1: the once familiar, more or less

Where do these come from, originally?    

1. “A PROPHET is not without honour save in his own country, and in his own house.”

2. “In faery lands forlorn”

3. “And, strange to tell, among that Earthen lot, some could articulate while others not.”

4.woman wailing for her demon lover”

5. “One generation passeth away and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth forever.”

6.. “The old order changeth, yielding place to new”

7. “Sermons in stones, books in the running brooks.”

8.. “to be young was very heaven”

9. “if severe in aught ... the love he bore to learning was his fault.”

10. “All the earth and air, with thy voice is loud”.

11. “The colonel’s lady an’ Judy O’Grady are sisters under their skins.”

12.       “Whoso beset him round

                        With dismal stories,

            Do but themselves confound;

                        Hobgoblin nor foul fiend

                        Can daunt his spirit

He knows he at the end

                        Shall life inherit.”

13. “The starfish and the garfish, and the crab and the dab, and the plaice and the dace, and the skate and his mate, and the mackereel and the pickereel, and the really truly twirly-whirly eel.”

14. “The hungry sheep look up and are not fed.” 

15.  a) “And the Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.”
            b) “Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, that ye resist not evil.”

16. “Slowly, silently now the moon walks the night in her silver shoon.”

Supplementary:Question: In what publication may all of the above be found effectively invoked?                                                                                  Answers here.

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