The French poet, dramatist, and novelist Hugo was born in Besançon. His father was a general under Napoleon. As a child he was taken to Italy and Spain and at a very early age had published his first book of poems, resolvingread more
(“Oh! qui que vous soyez.”)
Whoe'er you be, send blessings to her—she
Was sister of my soul immortal, free!
My pride, my hope, my shelter, my resource,
When green hoped not to grey to run its course;5
She was enthronéd Virtue under heaven's dome,
My idol in the shrine of curtained home.
What Elizabethan poet was killed in a bar room brawl?Answer
Christopher Marlowe. There is speculation that he was assassinated, either for being a spy in the service of Elizabeth I, or for being a traitor against her.Previous Trivia Questions