Beowulf is a hero worthy of our only great English epic , a warrior sans peur et sans reproche . " His love of fighting , his eagerness for praise ( 3182 ) , his touch of braggadocio , were far from being faults in the eyes of the ...
Author: Alfred John Wyatt
is visited every night by Grendel (102, 1 15), who, along with his mother, is slain by Beowulf (711 ff., 1493 ff). HroS- gar's rich gifts to Beowulf, in consequence, 1021, 1818; he is praised as being generous, 71 ff.,80, 1028 ff., ...
Author: James Albert Harrison
Category: English poetry
He believes himself safe in maintaining that the lay of Beowulf consisted originally of separate poems , which with time were united into one whole . It is evident , he thinks , that ' our lay of Beowulf is not the planned and regular ...
Author: Thomas Arnold
In the year 1833 appeared the first English edition of the Beowulf - text , edited by J. M. Kemble , of Trinity College , Cambridge . It was a single volume , in 12mo , containing the text , with a Preface and Glossary , both short ' .
Author: John Earle
Væs Beowulf ðær , Beowulf was not there , ac was oper in for another dwelling had been er geteohhod , before assign'd , æfter maydum - gife , after the costly gift , ma rum Geúte . to the renowned Goth . Alreám wearð in Heorote ; There ...