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Classic Endings Quiz with a little prize – guessing closed

Do you recognize these last lines from famous literature?  Just to entice you a bit I’ll be randomly choosing a winner from everyone who has participated in this round.  I picked up this cute little thing last week at a Women’s Night Out event because I love Emerson. I’ll draw a winner next Tuesday. Good Luck!

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Take your best guesses, be entered to win a prize.  No cheating (using the web to help find answers) or copying.  You have til Sunday to enter.  All extras can be found here.

Leave your guesses in the comment section.  

You only need to guess one to be eligible for a prize.

1 .”It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.”   A Tale of Two Cities – Dickens

2.  “With the Gardiners, they were always on the most intimate terms. Darcy, as well as Elizabeth, really loved them; and they were both ever sensible of the warmest gratitude towards the persons who, by bringing her into Derbyshire, had been the means of uniting them.” – Pride & Prejudice – Austen

3.  “It’s funny. Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.”   Catcher in the Rye – Salinger

4.  “But I don’t think us feel old at all. And us so happy. Matter of fact, I think this the youngest us ever felt.”   The Color Purple – Walker

5.  “Oh, my girls, however long you live, I never can wish you a greater happiness than this.”    Little Women – Alcott

6.  “He turned out the light and went into Jem’s room. He would be there all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning.”    To Kill a Mockingbird – Lee

7.  “After all, tomorrow is another day.”    Gone With the Wind – Mitchell

8. “He loved Big Brother.”   1984 – Orwell

9. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”   The Great Gatsby – Fitzgerald

10. “Yes, she thought, laying down her brush in extreme fatigue, I have had my vision.”   To the Lighthouse – Woolf

Answers to last week’s Spring quiz here.   Details and Leaderboard here.

March 11, 2014 - Posted by | FREE, Quizzes |

22 Comments »

  1. Yay, another fun quiz!

    1 – A Tale of Two Cities
    2 – Sense and Sensibility?
    3 –
    4 –
    5 – Little Women?
    6 – To Kill a Mockingbird
    7 – Gone with the Wind
    8 – 1984
    9 – The Great Gatsby
    10 –

    Comment by BermudaOnion | March 11, 2014 | Reply

    • 60 points 🙂 Wrong Austen for #2, but close so let’s call it 65!

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 17, 2014 | Reply

  2. 1. A Tale of Two Cities
    2. Pride and Prejudice
    3. The Catcher in the Rye
    4. The Color Purple
    5. Little Women
    6. To Kill a Mockingbird
    7. Gone with the Wind
    8. 1984
    9. The Great Gatsby
    10. The the Lighthouse

    Comment by Word Lily | March 11, 2014 | Reply

  3. 1. A Tale of Two Cities.
    6. to Kill a Mockingbird.
    8. 1984.

    Comment by ellie | March 11, 2014 | Reply

  4. Here are my guesses:

    1. A Tale of Two Cities – Dickens
    2. Pride and Prejudice – Austen
    3.
    4.
    5. Little Women – Alcott
    6. To Kill a Mockingbird – Lee
    7. Gone With the Wind – Mitchell
    8. 1984 – Orwell
    9.

    Comment by booksandmoviescarriek | March 11, 2014 | Reply

  5. 1. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
    7. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
    8. 1984 by George Orwell

    Comment by rhapsodyinbooks | March 11, 2014 | Reply

  6. 1. A Tale of Two Cities
    2. Pride and Prejudice
    3. The Catcher in the Rye
    4. The Color Purple
    5. Little Women
    6. To Kill A Mockingbird
    7. Gone With The Wind
    8. 1984
    9. Great Gatsby
    10. ? The Woman in White

    One of my favorite last lines is:

    “‘When the day shall come, that we do part,’ he said softly, and turned to look at me, ‘if my last words are not ‘I love you’ – ye’ll ken it was because I didna have time.'” Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon

    Comment by Nise' (Under the Boardwalk) | March 11, 2014 | Reply

    • 90 points 🙂
      I LOVE that last line!! Melts my heart.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 17, 2014 | Reply

  7. Fun quiz – really made me think. I recognize #1 as being Dickins; I assume #6 is To Kill a Mockingbird and # 8 is from 1984. The only one I’m totally sure of is MIss Scarlet from Gone With the Wind – #7

    Comment by Tami | March 12, 2014 | Reply

    • Good for 30 points! You were right with Dickens so lets call it 35 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 17, 2014 | Reply

  8. 2. Pride and Prejudice
    4. Little Women
    6. Huckleberry Finn
    7. Gone With the Wind
    8. 1984

    Tough one!

    Comment by Heather | March 12, 2014 | Reply

    • 40 points! I see where you could have guessed Huckleberry for 6.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 17, 2014 | Reply

  9. 2. Pride and Prejudice
    4. The Color Purple (?)
    5. Little Women
    6. To Kill a Mockingbird
    7. Gone with the Wind
    8. 1984

    Not too shabby, I guess. Thanks for the fun, as always. 🙂

    Comment by thetruebookaddict | March 13, 2014 | Reply

    • 60 points is not shabby at all 🙂

      Comment by stacybuckeye | March 17, 2014 | Reply

  10. Only know two this time:

    7. Gone With The Wind
    8. 1984

    Comment by Leslie | March 16, 2014 | Reply

  11. Ack, I recognize some but can’t bring to mind the title. Only two I am sure of are 7 – Gone With the Wind and 9 – Great Gatsby.

    Comment by Care | March 17, 2014 | Reply


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