How many times have my men

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"How many times have my men, . . . / sworn to stay after dark/ And stem that horror with a sweep of  their swords./ And then, in the morning, this mead-hall glittering/ With new light would be drenched  with blood, the benches/ Stained red, the floors, all wet from that fiend's/ Savage assault-and my  soldiers would be fewer/ Still death taking more and more." Page 38 "Hanging high/ From the rafters where Beowulf had hung it, was/ the monster's/ Arm, claw, and  shoulder and all." Page 49 "Wear these bright jewels, belovèd Beowulf;/ Enjoy them, . . . oh fortunate young/ Warrior; grow  richer, let your fame and your strength/ Go hand in hand; and lend these two boys/ Your wise and  gentle heart! I'll remember your/ Kindness. Your glory is too great to forget/ . . . Spread your blessèd  protection/ Across my son, and my king's son!" Pages 61-62
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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