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Easter Wings

Easter Wings


by George Herbert

Easter Wings: What Does it All Mean? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Easter Wings? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does "store" (1) mean?

a business that sells groceries
a hiding place where squirrels keep nuts
Q. What does "fall" (10) refer to?

Herbert's tumble down the church stairs
Adam's sin
Herbert's sin
Q. What is a good synonym for "my tender age" (11)?

"my aching childhood"
"my romantic beginning"
"my soft era"
"my early years"
Q. In line 19 what does "imp" mean?

to repair a damaged feather by attaching part of a new feather
to become a mini devil with a forked tail
to act like a naughty child
to join together
Q. Which of the following best approximates the meaning of "affliction shall advance the flight" (20)?

affliction will make my flight a high-profile event
affliction will make my flight occur earlier
affliction will make my flight longer
affliction will bump me on to the next departing flight