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All great thinkers live and move on a high plane of thoughts. It is only there they can breathe freely. it is only in contact with spirits like themselves they can live harmoniously and attain that serenity which comes from ideal companionship. The studies of all great thinkers must range along the highest altitudes of human thoughts’ have always thought that the strongest argument in favour of the Baconian theory was, that no man, however indubitable his genius, could have written the plays and sonnets that have come down to us under Shakespeare’s own name who had not the liberal education of Bacon. The magnificent ideals that have ever haunted of though human mind and given us our highest proofs of a future immortality by reason of the impossibility of their fulfilment here, are splintered into atoms by contact with life’s realities. Hence Comes our sublime discontent’s habitual mediation on the vast problems that underline human life and are knit into human destinies-thoughts of immortality, of the littleness to the mere man, of the greatness of man’ soul, of the splendors of the universe that are invisible to the ordinary traffickers in the street, as the vastness of St. Peter’s is to the spider that weaves her web in a corner of the dome-these things do not fir men to understand the arrange humanity is easy to understand, therefore, Why such thinkers fly to the solitude of their own thoughts, or he the silent companionship of the immortals and if they care to present their verse to the world that these views take a somber and melancholy setting from “the pale case of thought” in which they were engendered.

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Why do great thinkers love solitude? (21 June Evening Shift)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

To spend time in peace

b.

To be in pursuit of the ideal in the company of immortals

c.

Because the world is unhealthy for them

d.

Because they are misanthropists

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Great thinkers are content to live (21 June Evening Shift)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

In lofty thoughts with an exceptional calm

b.

Amidst crises of civilizations

c.

With complexities of life mad find solutions to them

d.

At high altitudes in order to be away from society

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Immortality is the crucial idea constantly being explored by (21 June Evening Shift)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Ordinary traffickers

b.

Gods who appear to the thinkers

c.

Great Thinkers

d.

Scientists

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According to the passage, our sublime discontent is due to (21 June Evening Shift)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The contrast between the ideals in great literature and their opposite in the real life

b.

Realization of our lack of contact with God

c.

Acute sense of loneliness in a hostile world.

d.

Possibility of immortality through some channels to god and the inability to get hold of it.

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