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Question 1: A copy of this presented by Sainte-Beuve to ________, and later in the possession of Maxime du Camp, has a place of its own in French literary history.
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheVictor HugoFrançois-René de ChateaubriandAlphonse de Lamartine

Question 2: Pierre de Ronsard (11 September 1524 – December 1585) was a French ________ and "prince of poets" (as his own generation in France called him).
NovelLiteratureLyric poetryPoetry

Question 3: When Madeleine of France was married to ________, Ronsard was attached to the king's service, and he spent three years in Britain.
James IV of ScotlandJames V of ScotlandCharles I of EnglandJames I of England

Question 4: Muretus (Marc Antoine de Muret), a great scholar and by means of his ________ plays a great influence in the creation of French tragedy, was also a student here.
Roman EmpireVulgar LatinOld LatinLatin

Question 5: In this service he had other opportunities of travel, being sent to ________ and again to Scotland.
Southern NetherlandsLilleBelgiumFlanders

Question 6: The latter part of this time seems to have been passed in ________, though he had, strictly speaking, no business there.
WalesScotlandUnited KingdomEngland

Question 7: Loys de Ronsard was maître d'hôtel du roi to Francis I, whose captivity after ________ had just been softened by treaty, and he had to quit his home shortly after Pierre's birth.

Question 8: On the other hand, he received not merely gifts and endowments from his own sovereign but presents from many others, including ________.
Edward VI of EnglandJames I of EnglandElizabeth I of EnglandHenry VIII of England

Question 9: Antoine de Baïf, Daurat's pupil, accompanied Ronsard; Belleau shortly followed; ________, the second of the seven, joined not much later.
LyonJoachim du BellayJacques Pelletier du MansParis

Question 10: This article incorporates text from the article ________ in the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.
Pierre de RonsardJean-Antoine de BaïfFrench Renaissance literatureJean Daurat


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