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by Tom Stoppard

Arcadia: A Nightingale Sang in Sidley Park True or False

1. What does Hannah discover by reading the book that Bernard gives her? -> Septimus and the hermit were born in the same year
2. What does Septimus tell Lady Croom to keep from being sent away? -> He is in love with her
3. Why do the characters in present-day dress up in costumes? -> For a costume ball
4. What did Septimus promise to teach Thomasina? -> Calculus, BC, not just AB
5. Who killed Chater? -> Septimus