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The Frog And The Nightingale

Question 9-(ii):

Day by day the nightingale

Grew more sorrowful and pale.

Night on night her tired song

Zipped and trilled and bounced along,

Till the birds and beasts grew tired

At a voice so uninspired

And the ticket office gross

Crashed, and she grew more morose -

For her ears were now addicted

To applause quite unrestricted,

And to sing into the night

All alone gave no delight.

The audience was tired of her song because

1. they had heard it many times

2. it had become mechanical

3. she looked tired

4. she had added trill to her song


2. it ha…

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