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The Seafarer

The Seafarer


by Anonymous

The Seafarer: Maybe he'll find God in the ocean Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Seafarer? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the Anglo-Saxon word for "paths" (lastas) literally translate to?

"I don't want to be on the ocean anymore"
Q. What does the speaker call the aging man?

Old Face
The Graybeard
Q. How does one gain humility?

You're born with it
Maybe it's Maybelline
It's a gift from God
By winning in war
Q. What is the last word of the poem?