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Old English

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  1. Beowulf: Prologue
  2. Bede's Account of the Poet Caedmon
  3. Cynewulf and Cyneheard
  4. The Voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan
  5. Alfred's Wars with the Danes
  6. The Battle of Maldon
  7. Genesis A: the Flood
  8. The Wanderer
  9. The Seafarer
  10. Beowulf: the Funeral


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