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It [Hrunting] spared her and failed
the man in his need (1524-1525)

What's the most likely explanation for this quotation?

A

Unferth gave Beowulf a bad sword.

B

The troll-dam is a very powerful monster.

C

The troll-dam has the same protection as her son.

D

The day-long journey underwater rusted the blade.

E

The sword is too old to work.

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