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1
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When was ‘A Wife In London’ set? (War)

A

Boer War

2
Q

What did Thomas Hardy think of the war?

A

Hardy opposed everything about war

3
Q

Who is ‘A Wife In London’ about?

A

A wife who has lost her husband in war

4
Q

How many men died in the Boer war

A

55,000 British Men

5
Q

Who is ‘A Wife In London’ protesting to?

A

The Government

6
Q

Finish the quote: ‘Tis the ……… ; the fog hangs ………

A

morrow
thicker

7
Q

Finish the quote: A ………. knock cracks …….

A

messenger’s
smartly

8
Q

Finish the quote: And of ……….-………. jaunts by brake and ……

A

home-planned
burn

9
Q

Finish the quote: Fresh–…..–penned in ………. feather

A

firm
highest

10
Q

Finish the quote: She sits in the …….. vapour

A

tawny

11
Q

Finish the quote: He - has …….. - in the far …….. ……. …..

A

fallen
South Land