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.
(i) the rime was on the spray
(iii) my lonesomeness
Something happened at Lyonnesse. It was
Pick out two lines from stanza 2 to justify why it was unforeseeable.
‘No prophet durst declare;
Nor did the wisest wizard guess.’
Read the line (stanza 3) that implies the following.
‘Everyone noticed something, and they made guesses, but didn’t speak a word.’
All marked with mute surmise.
Now read the line that refers to what they noticed.
My radiance rare and fathomless.