Hrothgar's speech gets casual but his words stay interesting (ll.456-472)
Abstract Translation Recordings Hrothgar gets calculatedly casual Less colourful words, but words nonetheless Closing Back To Top Abstract Hrothgar replies to Beowulf. He opens with an explanation of how and when he knew his father. Back To Top Translation "Hrothgar spoke, protector of the Scyldings: 'For manly deeds thou, friend of mine Beowulf, and for...
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Hrothgar replies to Beowulf's boasting with some anti-boasts.