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

Nor dim nor red, like God’s own head, 

The glorious sun uprist: 

Then all averred, I had killed the bird That brought the fog and mist. ’

Twas right, said they, such birds to slay, 

That bring the fog and mist.

Questions 

(a) Note the poetic device used in the first line. 

(b) What did they all aver? 

(c) What is the synonym of the word ‘grand’ in the passage? 

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(a) The poetic device used here is ‘simile’. 

(b) He had killed the albatross that brought the fog and mist. 

(c) glorious

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