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Oxford World’s Classics Quiz: Part Four

It’s Day Four of the week-long Oxford World’s Classics quiz, I’m sure you’re all doing very well. Check back tomorrow for the final installment and the answers.

Section Seven: Espionage and Intrigue
1. Spy for Walsingham and stabbed in a brawl, as legend has it.
2. Pseudo-equine archetypal guise for malice.
3. The Prince’s schoolmates set against him by a usurping uncle.
4. An anarchist plots to blow up the Greenwich Observatory.
5. A holiday sailing trip cum plot to foil the Germans.

Section Eight: Political Animals
1. A sea monster lends its name to his principle of a strong state.
2. Taking America as a model, it Pained the English government.
3. Her vindication laid the foundations for modern feminism.
4. For everyone and no-one, this book killed the deity.
5. This tract takes its title from a head of state.

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  2. Imani

    7.1 Marlowe?
    7.2 The Greeks in the Trojan horse
    7.3 Hamlet vs Rosencrantz & Guildenstern in “Hamlet” by Shakespeare

    8.1 “Leviathan” by Thomas Hobbes
    8.2 “Rights of Man” by Thomas Paine. I’ll do with the second.
    8.3 You’re giving it away now! “Vindication of the Rights of Women” by Mary Wollstonecraft
    8.4 Die Fröhliche Wissenschaft aka “The Gay Science” by Nietzsche?
    8.5 The Prince by Machiavelli

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