Simon Drew

Answers to ‘Spot the Line of Poetry’

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1. Ill-met by moonlight (Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

2. Hope springs eternal in the human breast (Pope’s ‘An Essay on Man’)

3. To be or not to be (Shakespeare’s Hamlet)

4. Into the mouth of Hell/ Rode the six hundred (Tennyson’s ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’)

5. Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink (Coleridge’s ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’)

6. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways (Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s ‘Sonnet 43’)

7. When shall we three meet again? (Shakespeare’s Macbeth)

8. Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams (W.B. Yeats’s ‘The Cloths of Heaven’)

9. Not with a bang but a whimper (T.S. Eliot’s ‘The Hollow Men’)

10. Do not go gentle into that good night (Dylan Thomas)