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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Beowulf is an Old English heroic elegy. Beowulf is among the best known of the Nordic tales in the English speaking world, and has had deep influence on the fantasy genre; although it was unknown for centuries and so not developed in medieval legend and romance, several fantasy works have retold the tale, such as John Gardner's Grendel.




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