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Casey at the Bat

How well do you know this classic American poem?


 

Quiz ID:#19133
Fun:*** (2.45)
Difficulty:** (1.49)
Category:Literature > Poetry
Created By:brainyboy615*us****!!

 

 

 



#1   Finish this line: "The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville Nine that day; The score stood four to two with but one inning more to ____."

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#2   Fill in the blank: "A straggling few got up to go in deep despair. The rest _____ to that hope which springs eternal in the human breast."

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#3   Finish this line: "But Flynn preceded Casey, as did also Jimmy Blake, and the former was a lulu and the latter was a ____."

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#4   Fill in the blank: "But Flynn let drive a single, to the wonderment of all, and Blake, the much despis-ed, ___ ___ _____ off the ball."

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#5   Finish this line: "Then from 5,000 throats and more there rose a lusty yell; It rumbled through the valley, it rattled in the ____."

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#6   Fill in the blank: "There was ease in Casey's manner as he stepped into his place; There was _____ in Casey's bearing and a smile on Casey's face."

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#7   Finish this line: "Ten thousand eyes were on him as he rubbed his hands with dirt; Five thousand tongues applauded when he wiped them on his _____."

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#8   Fill in the blank: "And now the leather-covered sphere came hurtling through the air, and Casey stood a-watching it in haughty ________ there."

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#9   Finish this line: "From the benches, black with people, there went up a muffled roar, like the beating of the storm-waves on a stern and distant _____."

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#10   Fill in the blank: "With a smile of Christian charity great Casey's visage shown; He stilled the rising tumult; he bade the ____ go on."

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#11   Finish this line: "'Fraud!' cried the maddened thousands, and echo answered fraud; But one scornful look from Casey and the audience was ____."

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#12   Fill in the blank: "The sneer is gone from Casey's lip, his _____ are clenched in hate; He pounds with cruel violence his bat upon the plate."

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#13   Finish this line: "Oh, somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright; The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are _____."

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#14   Who wrote "Casey at the Bat"?







 

 


   



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