Mini Copy Book

Each post in this section is a short précis (summary) of a passage in The Copy Book. All of them are in modern English. They are intended for students of English as a Foreign Language at Elementary Level.

Poets and Poetry


Humorist Thomas Hood obviously didn’t like to see the nights drawing in

Length: 39 words

Poets and Poetry


The glory of political power soon passes away.

Length: 60 words

Poets and Poetry

Unsung Heroes

The poet reflects on the obscure lives that most of us lead.

Length: 53 words