Sarthaks Test
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Read the extracts given below and answer the questions that follow:

“The ship was cheered, the harbour cleared, Merrily did we drop

Below the kirk, below the hill, 

Below the lighthouse top.


(a) Note the poetic devices used in the lines. 

(b) Where did the ship pass through? 

(c) What is the word for ‘applauded’ in the passage?

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(a) The poetic device used here is alliteration and repetition. 

(b) The ship passed through the church and below the hill and the lighthouse. 

(c) cheered

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