Beowulf: An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem
John Lesslie Hall
D.C. Heath, 1908 - Dragons - 110 pages
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able accepted alliteration armor atheling bade bairn battle bear Beowulf body bosom brave brother building called carried companions currents Danemen Danes daughter death deeds dragon earlmen earls early earth edges emendation excellent failed fall famous Fate father fell fight fire foeman followed fully gave Geatmen Geats gifts give given glory gold granted Grendel hall hand hath head heard heaven held helmet Heorot heroes Higelac hoard hold honor horrible Hrothgar jewels journey killed king kinsman land liegelord liegemen lived look lord meaning measures mighty minded monster neath night o'er ocean palace passage poem presented prince prowess queen race ready referred render retainers ruler says Scyldings seek slain slumber sorrow spirit strength struggle suffered suggests sword tell thee thou translation treasure Twas vessel wall warriors waters weapon Weders Wiglaf wish wonder