...........creeping like snail Unwillingly to school

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#1

…creeping like snail
Unwillingly to school. And then the lover, Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad Made to his mistress’ eyebrow.
(a) Who creeps like a snail and why?
(b) Which word in the stanza means the same as a chamber for heating material’?
© Which stage of life is described by the poet here?


#2

(a) The schoolboy, because he dislikes going to school; therefore, he goes to school slowly.
(b) The word is ‘furnace’.
© The second and third stages of life are described here.