Poetry Trivia Questions
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Whose death occasioned this epitaph from Lord Byron: "Near this spot / are deposited the remains of one / who possessed Beauty without Vanity, / Strength without Insolence, / Courage without Ferocity, / and all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. / This praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery, / if inscribed over human Ashes, / is but a just Tribute to the memory of ..."
Boatswain, Byron's dog.
This is one poet's epitaph: "The poetic genius of my country found me at the plough and threw her inspiring mantle over me. She bade me sing the loves, the joys, the rural scenes and rural pleasures of my native soil, in my native tongue. I tuned my wild, artless notes as she inspired" Whose is it?