"I would rather not use a weapon if i knew another way to grapple with the dragon..."
Then He Addressed each dear companion one final time...
"It would be hard to survive unscathed...against the dragon in those flaming depths. Then he gave a shout. The lord of the geats unburdened his breasts and broke out in a storm of anger."
WAKE UP BEAST! FIGHT ME
"So the king of the Geats raised his hand and struck hard at the enameled scales, but scarcely cut through: the blade flashed and slashed yet the bow was far less powerful than the hard-pressed king had need of at that moment"
"Sad at heart, addressing his companions, Wiglaf spoke wise and fluent words" to convince his comrades to help Beowulf in battle but none listened
"I remember that time when mead was flowing, how we pledged our loyalty to our Lord in the hall."
After the cowards run away Wiglaf joins Beowulf in the battle against the dragon
"Next thing, they say, the noble son of Weohstan saw the king at his side and displayed inborn bravery and strength"