When I Set Out For Lyonnesse – NCERT Solutions

Q. In the first stanza, find words that show

  1. that it was very cold.
  2. that it was late evening.
  3. that the traveller was alone.

Answer

  1. The word ‘rime’ shows that it was very cold.
  2. The word ‘starlight’ shows that it was late evening.
  3. The word ‘lonesomeness’ shows that the traveller was alone.

Q. Something happened at Lyonnesse. It was

  • improbable
  • impossible
  • unforeseeable.

Pick out two lines from stanza 2 to justify your answer.

Ans. It was Unforeseeable. The relevant lines are:

No prophet durst declare
Nor did the wisest wizard guess
What would bechance at Lyonnesse

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