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NCERT solution class 8 chapter 17 When I Set Out For Lyonnesse (Poem) english

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Question 1:

In the first stanza, find words that show

(i) that it was very cold.

(ii) that it was late evening.

(iii) that the traveller was alone.


(i) Rime

(ii) Starlight

(iii) Lonesomeness

Question 2:

(i) Something happened at Lyonnesse. It was

(a) improbable.

(b) impossible.

(c) unforeseeable.

(ii) Pick out two lines from stanza 2 to justify your answer.


(i) Something happened at Lyonnesse. It was unforeseeable.

(ii) The two lines that justify the above answer are as follows:

‘No prophet durst declare;

Nor did the wisest wizard guess’

Question 3:

(i) Read the line (stanza 3) that implies the following:

‘Everyone noticed something, and they made

Guesses, but didn’t speak a word’.

(ii) Now read the line that refers to what they noticed.


(i) ‘All marked with mute surmise’

(ii) The line that refers to what they noticed is:

‘My radiance rare and fathomless’

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