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A Christian replacement for a Pagan idea

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Which of the following quotations is likely the result of a Christian monk replacing a pagan trope?

A

"The Lord was weaving
a victory on his war-loom for the Weather-Geats" (696-697)

B

"The truth is clear:
Almighty God rules over mankind
and always has" (700-702).

C

"In off the moors, down through the mist bands
God-cursed Grendel came greedily loping" (710-711).

D

"Everyone felt it
who heard that cry as it echoed off the wall,
a God-cursed scream..." (783-785).

E

"Then he who had
harrowed the hearts of men
with pain and affliction in former times
and had given offence to God
found that his bodily powers failed him" (808-811).