"we are childhood friends and now you want to go against the strongest swimmer of the all"
The cold water on the 5th day
were not gonna make it its too cold
He cant make it a week in this water.
"Well, friend Unferth, you have had your say about Breca and me. But its mostly the beer doing the talking"(lines 529&531).
ugh Breca left me and now I'm stuck with all this.
"The truth is this: when the going was heavy in those high waves, i was was the strongest swimmer of all. We'd been children together and grew up Daring ourselves to outdo eachother, boasting and urging each other to risk our lives on the sea. And so it turned out.each of us swam holding a sword...''lines 532-540)
"But breca could never move out farther or faster from me than i could manage to move from him. Shoulder to shoulder, we struggled on for five nights"(lines 541-545)
"Sailors would be safe, the deep-sea raids, Were over for good. light came from the east, Bright guarantee of God, and the waves." (568-570)
"However, it occured, my sword had killed, Nine monsters." (575-576)
Bur worn out as I was, I survived, Came through with my life. The ocean lifted and laid me ashore, I landed safe... (lines 578-580)