how does the poet tell the reader that unferth has been put in his place after beowulf defeats grendel?

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After Beowulf kills Grendel, Unferth holds his tongue about. When Beowulf hangs up Grendel's arm at the door of Heorot, the poet says that "no man was more silent than Ecglaf's son", and that he made no more boasting speeches.