Rc – Tolkien – The Lord of the Rings-

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – – Merry – I have been hindered by many other questions

Por |noviembre 22nd, 2019|

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‘It is past noon,’ said Gandalf,

‘and we at any rate have not eaten

since early morning.

Yet I wish to see Treebeard

as soon as may be.

Did he leave me no message,

or has plate and bottle driven it

from your mind?’ […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – – Generous deed

Por |marzo 4th, 2019|

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‘He is not as other men of this time, Pippin, and whatever be his descent from father to son, by some chance the blood of Westernesse runs nearly true in him; as it does in his other son, Faramir, and yet did not in Boromir whom he loved best. He has long sight. He can […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – – Such counsels

Por |marzo 4th, 2019|

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Then suddenly Denethor laughed. He stood up tall and proud again, and stepping swiftly back to the table he lifted from it the pillow on which his head had lain. Then coming to the doorway he drew aside the covering, and lo! he had between his hands a palantir. And as he held it up, […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Barliman Butterbur – A month of Mondays

Por |enero 4th, 2019|

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‘Well, what are we coming to?’

‘Better times, for Bree at any rate,’ said Gandalf.

‘I hope so, I’m sure,’ said Butterbur.

‘Well, this has been the nicest chat I’ve had

in a month of Mondays.’

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – – The words of this wizard stand on their heads

Por |febrero 26th, 2018|

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It was Gimli the dwarf who broke in suddenly.

‘The words of this wizard stand on their heads,’

he growled, gripping the handle of his axe.

‘In the language of Orthanc help means ruin,

and saving means slaying, that is plain.

But we do not come here to beg.’

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – – Boromir – … alone if my help…

Por |enero 6th, 2018|

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Boromir held out long against this choice;

but when it became plain that Frodo

would follow Aragorn, wherever he went,

he gave in. […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Galadriel’s gift to Gimli son of Glóin

Por |agosto 28th, 2017|

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‘And what gift

would a Dwarf ask of the Elves?’

said Galadriel turning to Gimli.

‘None, Lady,’ answered Gimli.

‘It is enough for me to have seen

the Lady of the Galadhrim,

and to have heard her gentle words.’ […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Faramir – Patience

Por |junio 4th, 2017|

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‘Patience!’ said Faramir,

but without anger.

‘Do not speak before your master,

whose wit is greater than yours.

And I do not need any

to teach me of our peril. […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – 3 – 210 – Samwise – A garden swollen to a realm

Por |mayo 25th, 2017|

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In that hour of trial

it was the love of his master

that helped most to hold him firm; […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Foreword to the second edition – I have no cause to complain

Por |abril 13th, 2017|

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‘The Lord of the Rings’
has been read by many people
since it finally appeared in print;
and I should like to say something here
with reference to the many opinions or guesses
that I have received or have read
concerning the motives and meaning of the tale. […]

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