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From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.


J.R.R. Tolkien

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But they were, all of them, deceived, for another Ring was made. In the land of Mordor, in the fires...
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It's like things are in the world. Hopes fail. An end comes. We have only a little time to wait now.
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Grey as a mouse,Big as a house,Nose like a snake,I make the earth shake,As I tramp through the grass...
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Most English-speaking people ... will admit that Cellar Door is ‘beautiful’, especially if disso...
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If this is victory, then our hands are too small to hold it.
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In those days of our tale, there were still some people who had both elves and heroes of the North f...
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I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it's very difficult to fi...
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My Precioussss!
-Gollum
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Gollum merece la muerte. La merece, sin duda. Muchos de los que viven merecen morir y algunos de los...
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Let go! Gollum,' he said. 'This is Sting. You have seen it before once upon a time. Let go, or you'l...
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Yes, perhaps, yes' said Gollum. 'Sméagol always helps, if they asks - if they asks nicely.'
''...
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It was at this point that Bilbo stopped. Going on from there was the bravest thing he ever did. The ...
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You certainly usually find something if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were ...
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Si addormentò subito profondamente, dimenticando tutte le sue preoccupazioni fino al mattino. Per l...
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The treacherous are ever distrustful.
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Eomer said, 'How is a man to judge what to do in such times?'
As he has ever judged,' said Arag...
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Do we walk in legends or on the green earth in the daylight?'

A man may do both,' said Ar...
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And sometimes you didn't want to know the end… because how could the end be happy?
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And the ship went out into the High Sea and passed into the West, until at last on a night of rain F...
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Well, here at last, dear friends, on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship in Middle...
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At length the Lady Galadriel released them from her eyes, and she smiled. ‘Do not let your hearts ...
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Farewell, and may the blessing of Elves and Men and all Free Folk go with you.
May the stars sh...
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For so sworn good or evil an oath may not be broken and it shall pursue oathkeeper and oathbreaker t...
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I have no help to send, therefore I must go myself.
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Aragorn: Hold your ground, hold your ground. Sons of Gondor, of Rohan, my brothers. I see in your ey...
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But whenever I say that I will do this or that, it looks very different when the time comes.
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He [Bilbo] used often to say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs we...
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The Eleven king looked sternly upon Thorin, when he was brought before him, and asked him many quest...
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The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts...
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And so they stood on the walls of the City of Gondor, and a great wind rose and blew, and their hair...
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wandering in the summer in the woods of Neldoreth [Beren] came upon Lúthien, daughter of Thingol an...
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Indeed if fish had fish-lore and Wise-fish, it is probable that the business of anglers would be ver...
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Even when a prohibition in a fairy-story is guessed to be derived from some taboo once practised lon...
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"Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkenss." ~
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A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
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Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate.
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Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.
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I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disappr...
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So it begins.
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Now and again he spoke to those that served him and thanked them in their own language. They smiled ...
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My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thund...
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PIPPIN: I didn't think it would end this way.

GANDALF: End? No, the journey doesn't end h...
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Farewell," they cried, "Wherever you fare till your eyries receive you at the journey's end!" That i...
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The way is shut. It was made by those who are Dead, and the Dead keep it, until the time comes. The ...
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Fare well we call to hearth and hall
Though wind may blow and rain may fall
We must away e...
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As the hound follows the hare, never ceasing in its running, ever drawing nearer in the chase, with ...
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A box without hinges, key, or lid,
Yet golden treasure inside is hid.
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May the hair on your toes never fall out!
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You have nice manners for a thief and a liar," said the dragon.
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The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.
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Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo you fool!
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Truly songs and tales fall utterly short of the reality, O Smaug the Chiefest and greatest of Calami...
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No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it.
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For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more--remembering my own sins and follies; and ...
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For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a smal...
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We have come from God, and inevitably the myths woven by us, though they contain error, will also re...
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I don’t know,’ said Frodo. ‘It came to me then, as if I was making it up; but I may have heard...
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It was Sam's first view of a battle of Men against Men, and he did not like it much. He was glad tha...
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For if joyful is the fountain that rises in the sun, its springs are in the wells of sorrow unfathom...
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The others cast themselves down upon the fragrant grass, but Frodo stood awhile still lost in wonder...
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What a pity that Bilbo did not stab that vile creature, when he had a chance!'
Pity? It was Pit...
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I thought all the trees were whispering to each other, passing news and plots along in an unintellig...
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He never had any real hope in the affair from the beginning;but being a cheerful hobbit he had not n...
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Getting rid of dragons is not at all in my line, but I will do my best to think about it. Personally...
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Books ought to have good endings.
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I wish I was at home in my nice hole by the fire, with the kettle just beginning to sing!
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some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in j...
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Through Rohan over fen and field where the long grass grows
The West Wind goes walking, and abo...
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Journey’s end

In western lands beneath the Sun
The flowers may rise in Spring,
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I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as wel...
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Yes, I am here. And you are lucky to be here too after all the absurd things you've done since you l...
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I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.
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The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has...
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Still round the corner there may wait
A new road or a secret gate
And though I oft have p...
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It cannot be seen, cannot be felt,
Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt,
It lies behind stars ...
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Never laugh at live dragons.
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Handsome is as handsome does
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But I am the real Strider, fortunately. I am Aragorn son of Arathorn; and if by life or death I can ...
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Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,
Seven for the Dwarf-lords in halls of stone, J.R.R. TOLKIEN