Who Wrote That? #10

Read each quotation and select its author from among those given. The post-game explanation identifies the specific work from which the quotation is taken.

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Last updated: June 14, 2024
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“I do not like them in a house.
I do not like them with a mouse.
I do not like them here or there.
I do not like them anywhere.
I do not like green eggs and ham.
I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.”
Green Eggs and Ham
“It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul.”
“To err is human; to forgive, divine.”
“An Essay on Criticism”
“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer’s lease hath all too short a date”
“Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day” (Sonnet 18)
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.”
The Bible, 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
“I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.”
“I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”
“The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.”
“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”
“I would prefer not to.”
“Bartleby, the Scrivener”
“‘And now,’ cried Max, ‘let the wild rumpus start!’”
Where the Wild Things Are
“‘She would’ve been a good woman,’ said The Misfit, ‘if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.’”
“A Good Man Is Hard to Find”
Alexander Pope
Dr. Seuss
Flannery O’Connor
Herman Melville
Maurice Sendak
Paul the Apostle
Robert Frost
William Ernest Henley
William Shakespeare
William Wordsworth
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