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‘SYMPATHY’ CHARLES MACKAY CLASS 9 TH SUBJECT-ENGLISH TEACHER NAME MISS NIDHI SHARMA
STUDENTS NAME Manpreet Kau, Manjeet kaur,Monika,Navdeep Kaur,Rabeena, Jarnail Singh,Jagwinder Singh,Lovpreet Singh,Bakhshish Singh,Rifan Khan
CHARLES MACKAY Charles Mackay (1814-89) was a Scottish song - writer. An editor of The Illustrated London News, he published several volumes of verse. His poems were very popular with the reading public and many of these were set to music.
I lay in sorrow,deep distressed
My grief a proud man heard; His looks were cold, he gave me gold, But not a kindly word.
Explantion I was lying sad in pain.A man heard my pain and gave me money with pride without saying any word of sympathy.
My sorrow passed-I paid him back gave The gold he to me; Then stood erect and spoke my thanks And blessed his charity.
Explanation My days of sorrow passed and I paid him his money back with thanks.
EXERCISE 1Q :What was the poet doing? 2Q :Did the proud man show any sympathy? 3Q :How had proud man helped the poet? 4Q: Name the poem and the poet?
EXERCISE 1Ans :poet was lying in sorrow. 2Ans: No he didn’t. 3Ans:By giving money to the poet. 4Ans:Name of poem is ‘sympathy’ and poet ‘s name is ‘Charles Mackay’.
EXERCISE 1Q: Why does the poet say that he ‘stood erect’? 2Q: What did the poet say to the man who had given him gold ?
EXERCISE 1Ans :Because he could pay back his money. 2Ans :He said thanks to the man.
I lay in want,and grief, an pain A poor man passed my way, He bound my head, he gave me bread, He watched me night and day.
Explanation I was in need, sad and pain A poor man saw me.He served me day and night.
EXERCISE 1Q : What was wrong with the poet ? 2Q : Who passed by him ? 3Q : What did he do for the poet ?
EXERCISE 1Ans : He was not well. 2Ans : A poor man passed by him. 3Ans : He served the poet.
How shall I pay him back again, For all he did to me? Oh,gold is great, greater far Is heavenly sympathy.
Explanation How can I pay him back what ever he did for me. Money is great but sympathy is greater than it.
EXERCISE 1Q : Who does him here refer to ? 2Q : Why could the poet not pay him back ? 3Q :What had the man done to the poet ?
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