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

And I had done a hellish thing, 

And it would work ’em woe: 

For all averred, I had killed the bird 

That made the breeze to blow.

Ah wretch! said they, the bird to slay, 

That made the breeze to blow!


(a) What hellish thing had the Mariner done? 

(b) Give meaning of ‘it would work ’em woe’. 

(c) What is the opposite of ‘heavenly’ in the passage?

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(a) The ancient Mariner had killed the albatross with his cross-bow. 

(b) It means it would bring unhappiness and sorrow for them. 

(c) hellish

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