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Many words and few to the point. He had much to say about the shortcomings of
the new owners of Bag End. ' "I can't abide changes," said he, "not at my time of
life, and least of all changes for the worst." "Changes for the worst," he repeated ...
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. 'But do not you know the word, Gandalf?' asked
Boromir in surprise. 'No!' said the wizard. The others looked dismayed; only
Aragorn, who knew Gandalf well, remained silent and unmoved. 'Then what was
the use ...
Then the Lady unbraided one of her long tresses, and cut off three golden hairs,
and laid them in Gimli's hand. 'These words shall go with the gift,' she said. 'I do
not foretell, for all foretelling is now vain: on the one hand lies darkness, and on ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WolfORourc - www.librarything.com
My absolute favorite story, but as an adult I have a hard time with the heavy use of passive voice and the simple verbs. Granted, Tolkien wrote the book for children, but I can only give 4 stars for the language and the slow passages. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - williemeikle - www.librarything.com
This book changed my life. Before it I was a spotty 14 year old hooked on my science studies. Then I read LOTR, and, at the same time, discovered women existed and.....but thats enough of that. You ... Read full review
Prologue Concerning Hobbits and other matters
A Longexpected Party
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