Thread: Finish the sentence fool!
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Then the name of the forest was changed, and Mirkwood it was called, for...
Of The Rings Of Power in The Sil
'Oh, that won't do!' said Bilbo. 'Books ought to have good endings. How would this do: and they.....' - to Frodo in 'The Ring Goes South' of FotR.
All that is gold does not glitter,
All those who ...
By an old hobbit.
All those who are feathered, do not twitter.
'If then you are the Halfling that was named, doubtless you brought.....' Faramir to Frodo in 'The Window on the West' of TTT.
nice rhyme grondy.
When they got to the edge of the circle of lights they pushed...
Out leaped Wood-elves with their bows and..... - from 'Barrels Out of Bond' in The Hobbit
They had escaped the dungeons of the king and...
They would stand a siege for weeks, and..... - from 'The Clouds Burst' in The Hobbit.
Now far below the goblins and the wolves were scattering...
Frodo drew the Ring out of his pocket again and..... - from 'Shadow of the Past' in FotR.
When nearly a fortnight had passed Frodo looked out of his window and saw that...
Many Partings in the ROTK.
Inside the passages were lit with red torch light, and the elf-guards.... - from 'Barrels Out of Bond' in The Hobbit.
"No!" said Haldir. "We have two more ropes. We will fasten them above..."
Haldir to Legolas in Lorien at the crossing of Celebrant
The heads had vulture-faces, and on their great knees were laid..... - from 'The Tower of Cirith Ungol' in TTT
"I was not sent to beg any boon, but to seek only...
Boromir, in "The Council of Elrond"
'Nonetheless they will have need of wood, said Aule, and he went..... - from Chapter Two of The Silmarillion.
For Ulmo bore up Elwing out of the waves, and he gave her...
Silmarillion, Chapter 24 "Of the Voyage of E’rendil"
'Did I not counsel you, lord, to forbid his..... - Grima Wormtongue to King Th’oden at the coming of the three hunters to Eldoras as told in 'The King of the Golden Hall,' of TTT.
"Why ever did I wake up!" he cried. "I was having such beautiful dreams. I dreamed I was..."
Bombur, when he wakes up after falling in the enchanted stream. The Hobbit, "Flies and Spiders"
'Let us shut out the night!' she said. 'For you are still afraid, perhaps, of mist and tree-shadows and deep water, and untame things. Fear nothing! For tonight..... - from 'In the House of Tom Bombadil' of FotR.
In that hour L’thien came, and standing upon the bridge that led to Sauron's isle she...
The Silmarillion, "Of Beren and Luthien"
"And your snores would waken a stone dragon’yet....." the Merry People of Rivendell to Bilbo upon his and Gandalf's return there in 'The Last Stage' of The Hobbit.
"Come! This is the hour when we draw..."
Aragorn to Eomer, "Helm's Deep"
'Yet there may be a light beyond the darkness; and.....' Aragorn to his mother Gilraen at their final parting in Appendix A of LotR.
Good answer to my quote about "drawing"! As I wrote it, I was picturing a reply having something to do with pretty pictures of the sun and clouds and rainbows, and maybe a bunny under a tree...and you weren't too far off, LOL!!!!!!
"Love not too well the work of thy hands and the devices of thy heart; and remember that the true hope of the Noldor..."
The Silmarillion, in "Of the Noldor in Beleriand", and again in "Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"
"It looks a bit thin, but its tough; and soft as milk to the hand. Packs close too, and as light as....." - Sam to Frodo about the physical characteristics of something he liberated during a midnight requisitioning trip prior to arriving at the Emyn Muil, which they were endeavoring to find a way of climbing off. - found in 'The Taming of Sm’agol' in TTT.
"We don't often see Shire-folk riding on the Road at night. You'll pardon my wondering..."
Harry the Gatekeeper, speaking to the Hobbits. FOTR, "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
'But there was so much at stake that I had to take some risk’though even when I was far away there has never been a day when.....' - Gandalf to Frodo upon his return to the Shire after an absence of seventeen years. - from 'The Shadow of the Past' of FotR.
OMG, LMAO!!!!! I am totally in stitches with the grey poupon!!!! I could just see that idiot Harry opening the little peep-hole in the gate and asking that. BWAHAHAHA
"Bilbo Baggins! You are more worthy to wear the armour of elf-princes than many that have looked more comely in it. But I wonder...
The Elven King to Bilbo, in The Hobbit "A Thief in the Night"
'What in truth this Thing is I cannot yet guess; but some heirloom of..... Faramir to Frodo upon their meeting after Sam's conie feast - in 'The Window on the West' of TTT.
His family grew and grew, and after his days continued to grow, until Brandy Hall occupied the whole of the low hill, and had...
Description of Brandy Hall, FOTR, "A Conspiracy Unmasked"
'They will delve in the earth, and the things that grow and live.....' - Yavanna to Aul’ in their section of The Silmarillion.
"The Riders are about again, up in the air. I saw them. Do you suppose they could...
Sam to Frodo in TTT, "The Black Gate is Closed"
The Streams shall run in gladness.
The lakes shall shine and burn,
And sorrow fail and sadness
- from the old prophetic song sung by the inhabitants of Lake Town (Esgaroth), found in 'A Warm Welcome' of The Hobbit.
Welcome, kinsman, for so I hold you. Here you shall dwell at your pleasure, save only that you must...
Turgon to E’l, The Silmarillion, "Of Maeglin"
'I need no map,' said Gimli, who had come up with Legolas, and was..... - from 'The Ring Goes South' in FotR.
"I *KNEW* I shoulda taken that left turn at Albuquerque!" LOL!
"After all he is my friend, and not a bad...
Gandalf to the Dwarves, The Hobbit, "Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire"
The hobbits felt refreshed, as if they had had a night of unbroken..... - from 'A Knife in the Dark' of RotK.
In this same time F’anor came over the Sea in the white ships of the Teleri, and landed in the Firth of Drengist, and...
The Silmarillion, "Of the Sindar"
It was the trees at the bottom that saved them. They..... from 'Out of the Frying-pan into the Fire' of The Hobbit where the Company had just slid down the shale covered slope after escaping from the orcs backdoor and reuniting with Bilbo.
But last night I told you of Sauron the Great, the Dark Lord. The rumours that you have heard are true: he has...
FOTR, "The Shadow of the Past"
Sing and be glad, all ye children of the West,
for your King shall come again,
and he shall..... - from the great Eagle's song proclaiming the fall of Barad-d’r to Minas Tirith found in 'The Steward and the King' of RotK.
And sitting upon his carven throne in the city of Armenelos in the glory of his power, he brooded darkly, think of...
"Akallab’th", shortly after Ar-Pharaz’n seizes the sceptre
'So it came to pass in the days of Cirion the Twelfth Steward (and my father is the six and twentieth) that they......' - Faramir to Frodo and Sam after they had viewed the Window on the Westm in the chapter of that same name in TTT.
And the inner fire of the Silmarils F’anor made of...
The Silmarillion, "Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor"
'Get down or we will shoot you from the wall,' they cried. 'This is no parley. You have.....' - The Uruk-hai to Aragorn at the Hornburg in 'Helm's Deep' of TTT.
'So it was that when summer waned, there came a night of moon, and Gwaihir the Windlord,
swiftest of the Great Eagles, came unlooked-for to Orthanc; and he found...'
Gandalf to Frodo -- FOTR, "The Council of Elrond"
Then hope was renewed in the hearts of the Elves; and in that very time, at the third hour of morning...
....when the sun rose at its most northerly point on the eastern horizon, as was its want each year and as it had each and every year since Treebeard was a twig and he saw the first time it brought light to Middle-earth.
'I like walking under the stars. But I would welcome..... - Frodo to Gildor in 'Three Is Company' of FotR.
Sorry to hear about your computer, Grondy. But all one can do about it is nod his head knowlingly and offer sympathies.But maybe you should discontinue the scheduled defragmentation and do it only when you have no need of the computer. Like before you go to sleep.
Frodo glanced at all the faces, but they were not turned to him. All the Council sat with downcast eyes, as if in deep thought. A great dread fell on him, as if...