"So she reached Herot,Where the Danes slept as though already dead;Her visit ended their good fortune, reversed The bright vane of their luck"
Into the Belly of the Beast
"Took a single victim and fled from the hall,Running to the moors, discovered, but her supperAssured, sheltered in her dripping claws.She’d taken Hrothgar’s closest friend,"
On the Way to triumph
"Our only help, Again, lies with you. Grendel’s mother Is hidden in her terrible home, in a place You’ve not seen. Seek it, if you dare! Save us,Once more"
The Glorious Hero
"He leaped into the lake, would not wait for anyone’s Answer; the heaving water covered him Over. For hours he sank through the waves...And all at once the greedy she-wolf Who’d ruled those waters for half a hundred Years discovered him""
"Then he saw, hanging on the wall, a heavy Sword, ...no ordinary man could liftIts carved and decorated length. ..., Caught her in the neck and cut it through, Broke bones and all. Her body fell To the f loor, lifeless"
"Then the Geats’ brave prince entered Herot, covered with glory for the daring Battles he had fought; he sought Hrothgar To salute him and show Grendel’s head. He carried that terrible trophy by the hair"