How does Gandalf get Beorn to welcome the dwarves and Bilbo into his home?

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Beorn the "bear man" in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit does not like a lot of company, and he would certainly not willingly accept 13 dwarves, a hobbit and a wizard into his home in one big group.  In order to introduce the party bit by bit so that Beorn will allow them to stay, Gandalf and Bilbo first begin to talk with him about the adventures they have been having with the dwarves.  Beorn becomes so engrossed in the tale that he barely notices when the dwarves begin to arrive two at a time.

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Gandalf talks to Beorn and then as he introduces the dwarves, he gets Beorn to accept the dwarves

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