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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 What are those blue remembered hills, what spires, what farms are those?

2 Where did the rocketship "Spindrift" end up?

3 How did the son of an archbishop of Canterbury combine forces with the former band-master of the Worcestershire County lunatic asylum to patriotic effect?

4 Whence came Formalist and Hypocrisy, and where were they going?

5 Where are even the old fair and even the wise merry of tongue?

6 "Run for the sun, little one, you're an outlaw once again - Time to change, Superman ... " Oh dear. Where have we ended up?

ANSWERS:

1 "That is the land of lost content,/ I see it shining plain,/ The happy highways where I went/ And cannot come again" ("Into my heart an air that kills" - AE Housman, "A Shropshire Lad"). 2 "Land of the Giants", the Irwin Allen schlock sci-fi TV series of the late Sixties. 3 They wrote "Land of Hope and Glory" - words by AC Benson, son of Archbishop EW Benson, tune by Edward Elgar. 4 "We were born in the land of Vainglory, and we are going for praise to Mount Sion", in answer to the question put by Christian in "The Pilgrim's Progress". 5 "The Land of Heart's Desire", in the poem by Yeats. 6 In the 1981 Bucks Fizz single "The Land of Make Believe".

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