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Beowulf

By Anonymous

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Book Id: WPLBN0000674400
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 298.57 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Beowulf  
Author: Anonymous
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Publisher: Penn State University's Electronic Classics

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Anonymous,. (n.d.). Beowulf. Retrieved from http://www.self.gutenberg.org/


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Excerpt: Lo, praise of the prowess of people-kings of spear-armed Danes, in days long sped, we have heard, and what honor the athelings won! Oft Scyld the Scefing from squadroned foes, from many a tribe, the mead-bench tore, awing the earls. Since erst he lay friendless, a foundling, fate repaid him: for he waxed under welkin, in wealth he throve, till before him the folk, both far and near, who house by the whale-path, heard his mandate, gave him gifts: a good king he!


 
 



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