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Anonymous Olde English


Poems of Anonymous Olde English

21. Beleeue Me Now I Tell It For No Tale 4/7/2010
22. Beowulf (Episode 01) 1/1/2004
23. Beowulf (Episode 02) 1/1/2004
24. Beowulf (Episode 03) 1/1/2004
25. Beowulf (Episode 04) 1/1/2004
26. Beowulf (Episode 05) 1/1/2004
27. Beowulf (Episode 06) 1/1/2004
28. Beowulf (Episode 07) 1/1/2004
29. Beowulf (Episode 08) 1/1/2004
30. Beowulf (Episode 09) 1/1/2004
31. Beowulf (Episode 10) 1/1/2004
32. Beowulf (Episode 11) 1/1/2004
33. Beowulf (Episode 12) 1/1/2004
34. Beowulf (Episode 13) 1/1/2004
35. Beowulf (Episode 14) 1/1/2004
36. Beowulf (Episode 15) 1/1/2004
37. Beowulf (Episode 16) 1/1/2004
38. Beowulf (Episode 17) 1/1/2004
39. Beowulf (Episode 18) 1/1/2004
40. Beowulf (Episode 19) 1/1/2004

Beowulf (The Prelude)

PRELUDE OF THE FOUNDER OF THE DANISH HOUSE

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:

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