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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 What links William Blake, Aldous Huxley, Meatloaf and Black Sabbath?

2 "Not in entire forgetfulness, / And not in utter nakedness, / But trailing clouds of glory do we come / From God, who is our home": go on.

3 There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold. And what's she up to?

4 What comes after the shrimp and the anemone, but before Eustace and Hilda?

5 What exclamation might be prompted by the information that the Reverend John Smallwood had been appointed vicar of Orbiston Parva?

6 How did the Johnson County War sink a studio?

ANSWERS:

1 Heaven and Hell - the title of a book by Huxley, and albums by Meatloaf and Black Sabbath; Blake wrote The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. 2 "Heaven lies about us in our infancy!" (Wordsworth, "Ode: Intimations of Immortality"). 3 She's buying a stairway to heaven, according to Led Zeppelin. 4 The Sixth Heaven - the middle volume of LP Hartley's trilogy (The Shrimp and the Anemone and Eustace and Hilda are the first and third volumes). 5 Heavens Above! - Smallwood (played by Peter Sellers) is the left- wing priest in the Boulting Brothers' 1963 satire on the established church. 6 The Johnson County War was the original working title of Michael Cimino's wildly expensive western Heaven's Gate, whose box-office failure wrecked United Artists.

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