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Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

She skilfully manages the side-lights, and by this means produces strong effects.
This is a feature by means of which it is always possible to distinguish the Great Horsetail from any other species.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).
There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
“It means, my dear, that the Dragoons and the 60th will have to teach these impudent rebels a much-needed lesson,” said her uncle.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
A little shepherdess is guiding them, as anxious to get them in as they are to enter, for this means the end of her day's work.
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
I shall soon depart, and practise no more; and my time will become my own—still my own, by no means yours.
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WORD OF THE DAY

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