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Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I cried, and shrank involuntarily, for his eyeballs rolled till only the whites showed in a way that made me shudder.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The Arab pricked his ears, swished his long and arched tail viciously, and showed the whites of his eyes.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Nicknames among this class of poor whites in the South seem singularly like those in vogue in New England.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
No one could be on such terms with whites, and be at heart an Indian, they thought; so they held aloof from Ramona.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
As they entered, a liver-coloured hound that lay stretched before the fire growled lazily, and showed the whites of his eyes.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Well, mix the Negro children daily with the whites, and they are sure to become enamored of their ways.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
There were as many blacks and mulattoes among the students as whites, but the number of them altogether was inconsiderable.
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
There is a large military hospital, well appointed, and a club-house for whites, overlooking the picturesque harbour.

WORD OF THE DAY

nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION