Wider Reading, Match Quotations to their Authors

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1. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Troilus and Cressida by Shakespeare

  • "a proof of strength sbe could not publish more, unlesss she said 'my mind is now turned whore"
  • "the fair conqueror enjoyed the usual fruits of her victory"
  • "let the labouring bark climb hills of seas Olympus high and duck as low again as hell's from heaven"
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2. 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"

3. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseni

  • "I am exploding with the fire of love and there is no one to accept and nourish it"
  • "I had killed his beautiful wife, his beloved princess"
  • "be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny"

4. WHICH QUOTATION IS FROM: Othello by Shakespeare

  • "young men's love then lies not truely in their hearts but in their eyes"
  • "o curse of marriage. That we can call these delicate creatures ours but not their appetites"
  • "I am exploding with the fire of love and there is no one to accept and nourish it"

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

  • "not worthy to possess the smallest fragment of you"
  • "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"

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