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Who is the speaker in the poem?
The speaker in the poem is a person looking for work. He is not a very usual man, but somebody with a depth of persona.
“The king, sword in hand” suggests
(i) wealth (ii) power (iii) more power than wealth
Mark the appropriate item in the context of stanza 1.
The old man offered the speaker a lot of money. Why did turn down the offer?
Find the poem, lines that match the following. Read both one after another.
(i) I have nothing to give you
except goodwill & cheer.
(ii) Her happiness was no more
than sorrow in disguise.
(iii) The king’s might was not worth much.
How did the speaker feel after talking to the child on the beach?