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O flower of warriors, beware of that trap. Choose, dear Beowulf, the better part, eternal rewards.

By posted at 12:00 pm on September 5, 2012 0

Listen to Seamus Heaney read his translation of Beowulf on the BBC’s website. For what it’s worth, Heaney’s version gets my vote as the best one out there. Consider this passage for some Wednesday inspiration.





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