Wider Reading, Match Quotations to their Authors

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1. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

  • "I love you and think you the prettiest girl in the world"
  • "we are octaves apart, laughing in octaves together"
  • "be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny"
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2. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

  • "now, my own, own love...you are mine, and only mine"
  • "practically blank as snow as yet"
  • "I had killed his beautiful wife, his beloved princess"

3. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

  • "he expressed himself...as warmly as a man violently in love can be supposed to do"
  • "love may turn out to be our only solace in this lonliness"
  • "not worthy to possess the smallest fragment of you"

4. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Love and Memory by Johm Clare

  • "I have seen them gentle, tame and meek"
  • "for the lovely in death and the fairest must die fall once and forever like stars from the sky"
  • "young men's love then lies not truely in their hearts but in their eyes"

5. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Tom Jones by Fielding

  • "the fair conqueror enjoyed the usual fruits of her victory"
  • "a proof of strength sbe could not publish more, unlesss she said 'my mind is now turned whore"
  • "I have to adore the mirror of the earth. You have taught her well how to be beautiful"


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