The Hobbit

In Chapter 8-

Why does Bilbo sing songs to the spiders?

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At this point Bilbo has his ring on and is invisible. He sings to disorient them as well as frustrate them,

"Here I am, naughty little fly; / you are fat and lazy. / You cannot trap me, though you try, / in your cobwebs crazy."

So he can let them go away