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Why does "it always turn out to be the King of Sweden"

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What does "The cook was a good cook, as cooks go; and as cooks go she went" mean?

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What is the significance of a raised black flag?

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Use of 'city' in Byron's poem "Darkness"

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Why does Reginald call Britain "a suburb of Jerusalem"?

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What does "It's the Early Christian that gets the fattest lion." mean?

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What does this mean? "To die before being painted by Sargent is to go to Heaven prematurely."

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Does "the" only serve to preserve metre in "The Tyger"?

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What is the "hidden something" in Joseph Conrad's: Youth

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What is "a conical flame with a twisted top" in Youth: A Narrative

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What does this sentence from Carrie mean?

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Who are the Corlies of Arizona?

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Symbolism of Billy Nolan in Carrie

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Bewilderment at "not the smallest atom stirs ..." in "Moby-Dick"

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Why are Ibsen Dramas in particular mentioned in Reginald?

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What is the influence of Louis Quinze and Wilhelm II on furniture styling?

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What does it mean to declare "on a weak red suit"?

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Why is it that Hohenzollerns "can't help taking life seriously"?

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Why is the Lady "a suffering soul in some page of Dostoyevsky"?

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What does Saki mean by "the Fiscal Question"?

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What is the hidden meaning of "Bad News" known to Egbert and Lady Anne?

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Why do Albanians "take life whenever they get the opportunity"?

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What does "beauty is only sin deep" mean?

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What does "To be clever in the afternoon argues that one is dining nowhere in the evening" mean?

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Why would Marlow have "abused the old church at home for not being a cathedral"?

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What does "To have reached thirty, is to have failed in life." mean?

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What is the Ruff of Don Tarquinio?

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Why does Groholsky head toward the water barrel?

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Use of "antithesis" by Jack London