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Kevin Crossley-Holland
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"Can you hear, pirate, what these people say?
They will pay you a tribute of whistling spears, of deadly darts and proven swords,
Weapons to pay you, pierce, slit
and slay you in the storm of battle."
(Section 1: Heroic Poems, 4. The Battle of Maldon, pg. 12.)



When the wind is asleep and the weather set fair
and the flawless jewel of heaven glows in its holiness,
when the clouds have dispersed and the mighty deeps
lie calm . . .
(Section 10: Allegory, 46. The Pheonix, pg. 284.)



"Now that our prince
is slain, . . .
we must all incite one another
to fight, for as long as we can . . ."
(Section 1: Heroic Poems, 4. The Battle of Maldon, pg. 17.)



Since I did not spare my money as long as hostility was threatening you, I have now with God's help put an end to it with my money.
(Section 2: Laws, 8. Canute's Letter to the People of England, pg. 30.)

May the...

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