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Terence, this is stupid stuff

Terence, this is stupid stuff

by A.E. Housman

Terence, this is stupid stuff: Food and Drink True or False

1. What does the word "victuals" refer to? -> Food
2. What is Terence drinking in the first stanza? -> Snapple
3. What kind of metal cup does Terence mention in the second stanza? -> A pewter pot
4. How much "Ludlow beer" does Terence say he carried home from the fair in the second stanza? -> Pints and quarts
5. What two poisons do Mithridates' guests try to put in his food? -> Cyanide and hemlock

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