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Who is the missing poet?

Listed you will find the opening lines to twelve famous poems. Eleven of the poets responsible are listed--so who is missing?
I wandered lonely as a cloud Cargoes by John Masefield
That floats on high o'er hill and

By the shore of Gitchie Gumee Daffodils by William Wordsworth
By the shining Big-seas-water

'Twas brillig and the slithy toves Dulce et decorum est by
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; Wilfred Owen

They went to sea in a sieve, they Elegy written in a country
did, In a sieve they went to sea churchyard by Thomas Gray

Half a league, half a league. Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll
Half a league onward

If you can keep your head when all Skimbleshanks: the railway
about you Are losing theirs and cat by T S Eliot
blaming it on you

'Is there anybody there?' said Song of Hiawatha by Longfellow
the Traveller, Knocking on the
moonlit door;

This house has been far out at sea The charge of the light brigade
all night, The woods crashing by Alfred Lord Tennyson
through darkness,

Quinquireme of Nineveh from The jumblies by Edward Lear
distant Ophir, Rowing home to
haven in sunny Palestine,

There's a whisper down the line, The Listeners by Walter de la
at 11.39 When the night mail's Mare
ready to depart

The curfew tolls the knell of Wind by Ted Hughes
parting day, The lowing herd wind
slowly o'er the lea

Bent double, like old beggars
under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing
like hags, we cursed through

Bloomsbury books prize!

The prize this term is either a class set (30) of one title or a book-box of mixed, recently published titles from Bloomsbury children's fiction, chosen for either primary or secondary students from the titles pictured here.


Answers to quiz in NATE Classroom issue 12:


1. Treats

4. Macbeth

9. Education

10 Brian

11. Obese

12. Afternath

13. Othello

15. Reader

17. Overdo

19. Catcher

22. Montagues

24. Pearl

26. Off to

27. A loud bang

28. Sincere

29. Assert


1. Tremolo

2. Elude

3. Traveller

4. Minster

5. Cyber

6. Elizabeth

7. Honcho

8. Virago

14. Having Fun

16. Antipodes

18. Ovulate

19. Castor

20. Relight

21. Emboss

23. Alone

25. Agate

Winner: Angela O'Hanlon Dunn, Savio Salesian College, Bootle, Liverpool
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Title Annotation:Classroom quiz page: Spring quiz 2011
Author:Kendall, Phil
Publication:NATE Classroom
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Mar 22, 2011
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