@ Beowulf: Gummere Table of Contents @

 

 Foreword
Table of Contents

Prelude

PRELUDE OF THE FOUNDER OF THE DANISH HOUSE

Chapter 1

I. Now Beowulf bode in the burg of the Scyldings

Chapter 2

II. WENT he forth to find at fall of night

Chapter 3

III. THUS seethed unceasing the son of Healfdene
 Chapter 4
IV. To him the stateliest spake in answer,
 Chapter 5
V. STONE-BRIGHT the street:[1] it showed the way
 Chapter 6
VI. HROTHGAR answered, helmet of Scyldings:
 Chapter 7
VII. HROTHGAR spake, the Scyldings’-helmet:
 Chapter 8
VIII. UNFERTH spake, the son of Ecglaf,
 Chapter 9
IX. ME thus often the evil monsters
 Chapter 10
X. THEN Hrothgar went with his hero-train,
 Chapter 11
XI. THEN from the moorland, by misty crags,
 Chapter 12
XII. NOT in any wise would the earls’-defence[1]
 Chapter 13
XIII. MANY at morning, as men have told me,
 Chapter 14
XIV. HROTHGAR spake, to the hall he went,
 Chapter 15
XV. THERE was hurry and hest in Heorot now
 Chapter 16
XVI. AND the lord of earls, to each that came
 Chapter 17
XVII. THEN hastened those heroes their home to see,
 Chapter 18
XVIII. A CUP she gave him, with kindly greeting
 Chapter 19
XIX. THEN sank they to sleep. With sorrow one bought
 Chapter 20
XX. HROTHGAR spake, helmet-of-Scyldings:
 Chapter 21
XXI. BEOWULF spake, bairn of Ecgtheow:
 Chapter 22
XXII. BEOWULF spake, bairn of Ecgtheow:
 Chapter 23
XXIII. ‘MID the battle-gear saw he a blade triumphant,
 Chapter 24
XXIV. BEOWULF spake, bairn of Ecgtheow:
 Chapter 25
XXV. “UNDER harness his heart then is hit indeed
 Chapter 26
XXVI. BEOWULF spake, bairn of Ecgtheow:
 Chapter 27
XXVII. CAME now to ocean the ever-courageous
 Chapter 28
XXVIII. HASTENED the hardy one, henchmen with him,
 Chapter 29
XXIX. So held this king to the customs old,
 Chapter 30
XXX. THAT way he went with no will of his own,
 Chapter 31
XXXI. THEN the baleful fiend its fire belched out,
 Chapter 32
XXXII. THE fall of his lord he was fain to requite
 Chapter 33
XXXIII. THEN he goes to his chamber, a grief-song chants
 Chapter 34
XXXIV. WIGLAF his name was, Weohstan’s son,
 Chapter 35
XXXV. ‘TWAS now, men say, in his sovran’s need
  Chapter 36
XXXVI. I HAVE heard that swiftly the son of Weohstan
  Chapter 37
XXXVII. IT was heavy hap for that hero young
 Chapter 38
XXXVIII. THAT battle-toil bade he at burg to announce
 Chapter 39
XXXIX. THE bloody swath of Swedes and Geats
 Chapter 40
XL. A PERILOUS path, it proved, he trod
 Chapter 41
XLI. THEN fashioned for him the folk of Geats
 Footnotes
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