Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Tuesday Trivia

Richard Lederer, in Literary Trivia, notes that some people dismiss Shakespeare because all he ever did was write in cliches....

Oddly, some of the quotes we attribute to Old Will, we often get wrong!

Fill in the correct word for the famous quotation:

From Hamlet: "Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him ______"
From King John: "To ______ the lily"
From The Merchant of Venice: "All that _____ is not gold."
From Hamlet: "_____ will have his day."
From Hamlet: "To the _____ born"

Here are the answers to last week's trivia questions:
(Also from Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia)

Can you match the name with the character from the Iliad?

Chief warrior for the Greeks : Achilles
Achille's best friend : Patroclus
"The Face that launched a thousand ships" : Helen
Judge of the beauty contest : Paris

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