1.Who is the poet of this poem?
2.What was the weather like when the poet set out?
It was very cold
It was very hot
It was neither too cold nor too hot.
It was raining heavily.
Why did the poet go to Lyonnesse?
to worship in thechurch
to enjoy pleasant weather there
to meet his friend there.
to superwise the renovation work of the church
What was his only companion?
Which word in the stanza means 'frost'?
a) What was the purpose of Hardy's visit to Lyonnesse?
to tour the place
to meet on to his relatives living there
to donate some money to a church
to supervise the renovation work of a church.
b) What was the poet uncertain about?
how the church people would treat him
whether he would compose a poem there
whether he would return home safely
what situation he would have to face there during his stay in Lyonnesse.
c) Who was prophet?
a messenger of God
one who spreads ill-will
one who achieves great success
on who lives in a magic world
d) Who is the poet of above line?
What does the word 'sojourn' in the above stanza mean?
i) The poet visited Lyonnesse which is a / an...
ii) The purpose of visiting this place was to ..
meet a distant relative living there
tour to that place
supervise the renovation work of the church
donate some money
iii) what was his fear before he had set out?
he might fail to do the needful
he might be attached by church people
he might return disappointed
none of the above
iv) What brought the real glow on his face when he returned/
the poem that he composed there
the success that he achieved there
the love and affection that he got from the church people
the money that he earned there
What does the word 'fathomless' in the stanza mean?
no very deep