Quote from Who's Afraid of Beowulf?
`I'm an archaeologist,' said Hildy. `I dig up the past.'
The King raised an yeybrow. `You mean you refresh old quarrels and keep alive old grievances? Surely not.'
`No, no,' said Hildy, `I dig up ancientthings buried in the earth. Things that belonged to people who lived hundreds of years ago.' As she said this, she began to feel uncomfortable.She had forgotton about the brooch.
`Do you really?' said the King. 'We used to call that grave-robbing.'
| (Tom Holt, "Who's Afraid of Beowulf?")|
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