Richard Lederer, in Literary Trivia, notes that some of the best known book titles are inspired by other literature. Can you identify the book, and author, from this snippet?
The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men,
Gang aft a-gley,
An' lea'e us naught but grief an' pain
for promised joy!
--Robert Burns, "To a Mouse"
Here are the answers to last week's trivia questions:
(Also from Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia)
Can you identify the title of the book, and author, this snippet inspired
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall:
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the King's horses and all the King's men
Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty back together again.
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren