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NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English Honeydew Poem 7 : When I Set Out For Lyonnesse - Poem

At Orchids, we provide NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Poem 7, "When I Set Out For Lyonnesse," in a variety of formats to facilitate students' comprehensive learning. Our dedicated team of in-house authors, well-versed in their respective fields, has meticulously crafted these solutions to ensure clarity and a deep understanding. All of our content adheres to CBSE guidelines, offering students the right approach to learning. Just like other subjects and chapters, you can effortlessly access and download the NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honeydew poem "When I Set Out For Lyonnesse." By clicking the download link, you can obtain the PDF format of this valuable resource, complete with questions and answers to aid you in your examination preparation.

When I Set Out For Lyonnesse - Poem

Question 1 :

(i) Read the line (stanza 3) that implies the following.

“Everyone noticed something, and they made guesses, but didn’t speak a word’.

 

(ii) Now read the line that refers to what they noticed.

 

Answer :

(i) The line that implies the given sentence is, “All marked with mute surmise”. 

 

(ii) The line that refers to what they noticed is, “My radiance is rare and fathomless”.


Question 2 :

 In the first stanza, find words that show

i) that it was very cold.

 

ii) that it was late evening.

 

iii) that the traveller was alone.

 

 

Answer :

i) “Rime” is the word that shows it was very cold.

 

ii) The word “starlight” shows that it was late evening.

 

iii) “Lonesomeness” shows that the traveller was alone.

 


Question 3 :

 (i) Something happened at Lyonnesse. It was

(a) improbable

(b) impossible

(c) unforeseeable

 

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

 

Answer :

 (i) (c) unforeseeable

(ii)  The two lines are:

  • “No prophet durst declare”

  • “Nor did the wisest wizard guess”

 


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