10th English 3rd Language 1. Faithful Friend



Subject – English (3rd Language)

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10th English 3rd Language 1. Faithful Friend

Poetry 1. Faithful Friend


Answer the following questions:
1. Who
cannot be your faithful friend?
Answer: Flatterers cannot be my faithful friend.

2. When will
everyone be your friend?
Answer: Everyone will be your friend when I have
wealth or resources to spend.

3. What will
faithless friends do when you lose your wealth?
Answer: Faithless friends will abandon me when I
lose my wealth.

What will one call you when you are prodigal?
Answer: They
will call me bountiful if I am prodigal.  

5. What will
such friends do if you are inclined to vice?
Answer: Such friends will quickly entice me
towards vice.

6. Will
faithless friends be with you when you part with your fortune?
Answer: No,Faithless friends will not be with me
when I part with my fortune.


Answer the following questions:
1. How can
you test the faithfulness of your friend?
Answer: I can test the faithfulness of my friend
by observing if he stand by me and support me during times of misery and need.

2. Who,
according to the poet, can be a faithful friend?
Answer: According to the poet, faithful friends
are hard to find, suggesting that it is rare to find someone who remains loyal
and supportive in difficult times.

3. Sketch the
characteristics of a faithful friend.
Answer: A faithful friend is someone who stays
with you through thick and thin, providing support, loyalty, and understanding.
They don’t just praise and flatter you in good times but offer genuine
assistance in times of need.

4. Write the
summary of the poem “Faithful Friends.”
Answer: The poem “Faithful Friends”
highlights the fickle nature of human relationships.It emphasizes that those
who flatter you in good times may not be true friends when you face
difficulties.True friends are hard to find and are characterized by their
faithfulness and support during times of misery and need.


C. Rhyming
Rhyming words in the
Thee – misery
Wind – find
Spend – friend
Scant – want
Prodigal – call
Vice – entice
Frown – renown
Before – more

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