Need help with the parsing for these..
Head off American horse, a famous mount - OSSA (Mount)
Drama involving English king and emperor - NERO (Emperor) If English is 'E' and 'King' is 'R' then drama would be 'No' - How so?
Reportedly pine for fellow mortal abandoning area injudiciously - MISGUIDEDLY Why fellow mortal and area?
Face a hard task, labouring for the Excise? - ?A?E ?N?S ?O?K ?U? O?T I've been staring at this on and off since yesterday and just can't see it.