Bp – Éowyn – TKN

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Pierced in the midst of a cry

Por |septiembre 13th, 2016|

He stood a moment as a man

who is pierced in the midst of a cry

by an arrow through the heart;

and then his face went deathly white;

and a cold fury rose in him,

so that all speech failed him for a while.

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – No living man may hinder me! – [SPOILER WARNING]

Por |septiembre 6th, 2016|

‘Hinder me? Thou fool.
No living man may hinder me!’

Then Merry heard of all sounds
in that hour the strangest.
It seemed that Dernhelm laughed,
and the clear voice was
like the ring of steel.

‘But no living man am I!
You look upon a woman.
Éowyn I am,
Éomund’s daughter.
You stand between me
and my lord and kin.
Begone, if you be not deathless!

For living […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden

Por |agosto 23rd, 2016|

Over the city of Gondor doubt and great dread had hung. Fair weather and clear sun had seemed but a mockery to men whose days held little hope, and who looked each morning for news of doom. Their lord was dead and burned, dead lay the King of Rohan in their citadel, and the new king that had come to them in the night was gone again to a war with powers too dark and terrible for any might or valour to conquer. And no news came. After the host left Morgul Vale and took the northward road beneath the shadow of the mountains no messenger had returned nor any rumour of what was passing in the brooding East. […]

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F – Si el Ejército es un mal necesario…

Por |marzo 10th, 2016|

Para que haya civilización alguien debe
defender la frontera contra la barbarie.

‘It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden,’
answered Éowyn.
‘And those who have not swords can still die upon them.’

Las críticas buenistas a los militares porque «son malos»
no demuestran nada sobre los militares,
pero dicen mucho sobre las verdaderas actitudes de los críticos.

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden

Por |noviembre 27th, 2015|

‘It needs but one foe to breed a war,

not two, Master Warden,’

answered Éowyn.

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«Dos no se pelean si uno no quiere».

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