HELP!!! 9) which excerpt from the diary of samuel pepys MOST clearly indicates that he was a man of importance in london?

For 9 (like we care about the question number), obviously it’s the excerpt about the King. I’m not reading the rest of this and doing your test for you. I already have a BA in English (and an MLS). You, on the other hand, will learn nothing if you let others do this for you. Or do you want to remain illiterate?

HELP!!!
9) which excerpt from the diary of samuel pepys MOST clearly indicates that he was a man of importance in london A: “…the king commanded me to go to my lord mayor from him…” B: “so i down to the waterside…and there saw a lamentable fire” C: “so i made myself ready presently, and walked to the tower…” D: “…mr.harter and i did remove my money and iron chest into my cellar…”9.
Which excerpt from The Diary of Samuel Pepys most clearly indicates that he was a man of importance in London? (1 point)

“Some of our maids sitting up late last night to get things ready …”
“…Mr. Hater and I did remove my money and iron chests into my cellar…”
“So I made myself ready presently, and walked to the Tower . . .”
“Met with the King and Duke of York in their barge…”

10.
“He hangs between; in doubt to act, or rest;/In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast;/In doubt his mind or body to prefer;/Born but to die, and reasoning but to err…”

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These lines from Pope’s An Essay on Man represent human beings as _________. (1 point)

filled with potential
occasionally ignorant
corrupted by evil motives
hopelessly overwhelmed

11.
Which of these excerpts from Alexander Pope’s The ʀᴀᴘᴇ of the Lock most explicitly suggests that it is a parody of epic poetry? (1 point)

“Heroes and maidens come here.”
“Yet another studies movements, looks, and eyes.”
“Someday, those very eyes of yours must close…”
“Broken vows and deathbed offerings are found there…”

12.

Read this excerpt from Alexander Pope’s The ʀᴀᴘᴇ of the Lock.

“No common weapons in their hands are found,/Like gods they fight, nor dread a mortal wound…/See, fierce Belinda on the Baron flies,/With more than usual lightning in her eyes…”
This account of the conflict between Belinda and the Baron _________. (1 point)

uses satire to ridicule the upper classes
uses irony to portray the ruling classes as noble
uses sarcasm to indicate contempt for the lower classes
uses understatement to downplay the rift between the classes

13.

Read this excerpt from Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal.

“I am assured by our merchants, that a boy or girl, before twelve years old, is no saleable commodity, and even when they come to this age, they will not yield above… three pounds and half a crown at most… which cannot turn to account either to the parents or the kingdom, the charge of nutriment and rags having been at least four times that value.”
Which of these is most strongly evidenced by the serious tone of this passage? (1 point)

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Swift’s use of rational argument
Swift’s meticulous research into the topic
Swift’s disregard for the welfare of poor children
Swift’s use of verbal irony

14.

Read this excerpt from Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal.

“So a year after Lent, the markets will be more glutted than usual. This is because the number of Catholic infants is at least three times greater in this kingdom than that of Protestants. So my plan will have the extra advantage of decreasing the number of Catholics among us.”
What social problem is Swift satirizing in this passage? (1 point)

overpopulation
religious prejudice
economic inflation
abortion

15.

Read this excerpt from Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal.

“Some people are very depressed about the great number of poor people who are old, sick, or crippled … But I am not the least bit worried about the matter. It is very well known that they are dying every day from cold, hunger, filth, and lice. They cannot be expected to die any faster.”
What point is Swift making when he says that those named here pose no real problem? (1 point)

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that they have a duty to die, and thus reduce poverty
that they refuse to take the jobs that would help them
that the well-off are too selfish to care about those in dire need
that the well-off force the poor to take assistance that they do not want

16.

Read this excerpt from the conclusion (“The Epitaph”) of Thomas Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.

“Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,/Heaven did a recompense as largely send:/He gave to Mis’ry all he had, a tear,/He gain’d from Heav’n (‘twas all he wish’d) a friend.”
Keeping in mind that this epitaph is Gray’s own, how does he want to be remembered? (1 point)

as a melancholy person who nonetheless found a true love
as a person who learned too late what life is for
as a person who achieved worldly success but never happiness
as a happy person who expected little from life

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