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Beowulf Courage Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Line). We used Seamus Heaney's Beowulf: A New Verse Translation, published in 2000 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

Quote #10

Then a stern rebuke was bound to come
from the young warrior to the ones who had been cowards. (2860-2861)

After Beowulf's death, Wiglaf reprimands the other Geat lords for their lack of courage.

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