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Alliterative verse

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Which of the following lines is the best example of alliterative verse?

A

"None of them expected he would ever see
his homeland again or get back" (691-692).

B

"Then out of the night
came the shadow-stalker, stealthy and swift" (702-703)

C

"...how often the Danes had fallen prey
to death in the mead-hall" (694-696).

D

"Then his rage boiled over, he ripped open
the mouth of the building..." (723-724).

E

"And his glee was demonic
picturing the mayhem" (730-731).