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hissed the goblin softly. 'That's what he means, is it? O ho! Very ve-ry dangerous,
my little ones.' 'Perhaps,' said Merry, now alert and aware of Pippin's guess. '
Perhaps; and not only for us. Still you know your own business best. Do you want
'We hate it,' he hissed. 'Nassty, nassty shivery light it is — sss — it spies on us,
precious — it hurts our eyes.' He was getting lower now and the hisses became
sharper and clearer. 'Where iss it, where iss it: my precious, my precious? It's ours
He gave a thin hissing shriek, and seemed to be both frightened and angry. 'Ach!
Sss — no!' he cried. 'No! Silly hobbits, foolish, yes foolish! They mustn't do it!' '
Mustn't do what?' asked Sam in surprise. 'Not make the nassty red tongues,' ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WolfORourc - LibraryThing
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
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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
The Departure of Boromir
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