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Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

He can't talk much, though; 'tain't good fur him; his lungs is out er kilter.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Thar couldn't nothin' kill her, short er wild beasts, ef she hed ther baby 'n her arms!
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The subject is made more embarrassing because of its—er, rather personal nature.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
It is true that I was impressed with him in a way, because the man was ratherer, inspiring, and I entertained hopes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The place he put it in was—er—a little below golf and a little above classical concerts.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
I gave up my nephew to my country, and I—er—suffered from the shortage of potatoes to an extent that you probably didn't realize.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
I've no doubt that they've taught him something about—er—bombs and—er—which end a revolver goes off, and how to form fours.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
"Well—er—if you're friends o' the family mebbe that alters the—er—the case," he stammered.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
I have been collecting some most valuable information on (looking round at them) lunacy in the—er—county of Devonshire.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
"I am certainly in a position to do what Miss——er——this lady says," came a voice from the doorway as the queen came in.

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WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION