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heed
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

20 uses
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Definition pay close attention to; or to do what is suggested — especially with regard to a warning or other advice
  • "heed the words!" said the other Elves.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (40% in)
heed = pay close attention
  • The Hobbits named it the Shire, as the region of the authority of their Thain, and a district of well-ordered business; and there in that pleasant comer of the world they plied their well-ordered business of living, and they heeded less and less the world outside where dark things moved, until they came to think that peace and plenty were the rule in Middle-earth and the right of all sensible folk.
    Prologue (29% in)
  • Few heeded the sign, and not even Bilbo yet had any notion of what it portended.
    Prologue (65% in)
  • _ 'I couldn't stay to hear more, sir, since you were waiting; and I didn't give much heed to it myself.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (57% in)
  • He kicked the tree with all his strength, heedless of his own feet.
    1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 -- The Old Forest (68% in)
  • Heed no hoary willow!
    1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 -- The Old Forest (90% in)
  • Heed no nightly noises!
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- In the House of Tom Bombadil (23% in)
  • Heed no nightly noise!
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- In the House of Tom Bombadil (32% in)
  • Heed no nightly noises!
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- In the House of Tom Bombadil (41% in)
  • Few now remember them,' Tom murmured, 'yet still some go wandering, sons of forgotten kings walking in loneliness, guarding from evil things folk that are heedless.
    1.8 -- Book 1 Chapter 8 -- Fog on the Barrow-Downs (81% in)
  • But those near him were silent, intent upon the music of the voices and the instruments, and they gave no heed to anything else.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (79% in)
  • Therefore my brother, seeing how desperate was our need, was eager to heed the dream and seek for Imladris; but since the way was full of doubt and danger, I took the journey upon myself.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (24% in)
  • The memory of words at the Council came back to me: words of Saruman, half-heeded at the time.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (40% in)
  • ' Aragorn and Boromir did not heed the command, but still held their ground, side by side, behind Gandalf at the far end of the bridge.
    2.5 -- Book 2 Chapter 5 -- The Bridge of Khazad-dum (84% in)
  • The Company swept past them and took no heed of them.
    2.5 -- Book 2 Chapter 5 -- The Bridge of Khazad-dum (97% in)
  • ' 'If my advice is heeded, it will be the western shore, and the way to Minas Tirith,' answered Boromir.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (5% in)
  • Frodo looked at Aragorn, but he seemed deep in his own thought and made no sign that he had heeded Boromir's words.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (19% in)
  • There in the last end of Egladil upon the green grass the parting feast was held; but Frodo ate and drank little, heeding only the beauty of the Lady and her voice.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (51% in)
  • I saw what I took to be a log floating along in the half-light behind Gimli's boat; but I didn't give much heed to it.
    2.9 -- Book 2 Chapter 9 -- The Great River (19% in)
  • There seemed to be cries in the woods behind, but he did not heed them.
    2.10 -- Book 2 Chapter 10 -- The Breaking of the Fellowship (87% in)

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