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Literary Lore

Source: Games For The Playground, Home, School And Gymnasium
Category: QUIET GAMES





_5 to 30 or more players._

_House party._

Each player is given a sheet of paper on which the following questions
are written. The player wins who writes correct answers to the largest
number of questions. This game may be worked up from the writings of
any poet or author. Examples are given from Tennyson and Longfellow.
The answers are appended here, but in playing the game should be read
by the host or hostess at the end.




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