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I pray you, though, tell beowulf pdf textbook folk and home, lest hence ye fare suspect to wander your way as spies in Danish land. Now, dwellers afar, ocean-travellers, take from me simple advice: To folk afar was my father known, noble atheling, Ecgtheow named.

Beowulf (modern English translation) by Anonymous | Poetry Foundation

Full of winters, he fared away aged from earth; he is honored still through width of the world by wise men all. To that mighty-one come we on mickle errand, to the lord of the Danes; nor deem I right that aught be hidden.

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Their offspring bold fares hither to beowulf pdf textbook the steadfast friend. Blessed God out of his mercy this man hath sent to Danes of the West, as I ween indeed, against horror of Grendel.

Give me a short summary of the epic poem Beowulf? | eNotes

I hope to beowulf pdf textbook the good youth gold for his gallant thought. Be thou in haste, and bid them hither, clan of kinsmen, to come before me; and add this word, — they are welcome guests to folk of the Danes. Ye may wend your way in war-attire, and beowulf pdf textbook helmets Hrothgar greet; but let here the battle-shields bide your parley, and wooden war-shafts wait its end.

Beowulf spake, — his breastplate gleamed, war-net woven by wit of the smith: