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deed
used in The Return of the King

39 uses
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  • Then Treebeard praised all their deeds, of which he seemed to have full knowledge; and at last he stopped and looked long at Gandalf.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Many Partings (35% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • 'Many a doer of great deeds might say no more,' said Ingold.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (9% in)
  • But I know already sufficient of these deeds for my own counsel against the menace of the East.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (39% in)
  • I did not hinder it, for generous deed should not be checked by cold counsel.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (49% in)
  • At the table small men may do the greater deeds, we say.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (56% in)
  • Then there will be need of valour without renown, for none shall remember the deeds that are done in the last defence of your homes.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (67% in)
  • Yet the deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (67% in)
  • To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (68% in)
  • There were hard words, for it is long since war has driven us from the green fields; but there have been no evil deeds.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Muster of Rohan (35% in)
  • If the battle were before my gates, maybe your deeds would be remembered by the minstrels; but it is a hundred leagues and two to Mundburg where Denethor is lord.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Muster of Rohan (94% in)
  • Or do you ask for my judgement on all your deeds?
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (28% in)
  • The Prince Imrahil brought Faramir to the White Tower, and he said: Your son has returned, lord, after great deeds, and he told all that he had seen.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (64% in)
  • Quickly he told of Denethor's strange words and deeds.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (91% in)
  • Then since we must look for fell deeds and the need of all our strength,' said Eomer, 'I counsel that we rest now, and set out hence by night, and so time our going that we come upon the fields when tomorrow is as light as it will be, or when our lord gives the signal.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (62% in)
  • Fell deeds awake: fire and slaughter! spear shall be shaken, shield be splintered, a sword-day, a red day, ere the sun rises!
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Ride of the Rohirrim (93% in)
  • He let blow the horns to rally all men to his banner that could come thither; for he thought to make a great shield-wall at the last, and stand, and fight there on foot till all fell, and do deeds of song on the fields of Pelennor, though no man should be left in the West to remember the last King of the Mark.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (77% in)
  • Such deeds he loves: friend at war with friend; loyalty divided in confusion of hearts.
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- The Pyre of Denethor (19% in)
  • Then Gandalf seeing the madness that was on him feared that he had already done some evil deed, and he thrust forward, with Beregond and Pippin behind him, while Denethor gave back until he stood beside the table within.
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- The Pyre of Denethor (34% in)
  • Ill deeds have been done here; but let now all enmity that lies between you be put away, for it was contrived by the Enemy and works his will.
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- The Pyre of Denethor (67% in)
  • This deed I shall ever rue,' he said; 'but a madness of haste was on me, and he would not listen, but drew sword against me.
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- The Pyre of Denethor (73% in)
  • And with that they passed into the House; and as they went towards the rooms where the sick were tended Gandalf told of the deeds of Eowyn and Meriadoc.
    5.8 -- Book 5 Chapter 8 -- The Houses of Healing (40% in)
  • 'My friend,' said Gandalf, 'you had horses, and deeds of arms, and the free fields; but she, born in the body of a maid, had a spirit and courage at least the match of yours.
    5.8 -- Book 5 Chapter 8 -- The Houses of Healing (66% in)
  • And yet, Eomer, I say to you that she loves you more truly than me; for you she loves and knows; but in me she loves only a shadow and a thought: a hope of glory and great deeds, and lands far from the fields of Rohan.
    5.8 -- Book 5 Chapter 8 -- The Houses of Healing (71% in)
  • Alas! for her deeds have set her among the queens of great renown.
    5.8 -- Book 5 Chapter 8 -- The Houses of Healing (72% in)
  • At least while there is an empty saddle of some fallen Rider that I can fill, and there are deeds to do.
    5.8 -- Book 5 Chapter 8 -- The Houses of Healing (80% in)
  • The deeds of Men will outlast us, Gimli.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (11% in)
  • 'Follow what may, great deeds are not lessened in worth,' said Legolas.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (54% in)
  • Great deed was the riding of the Paths of the Dead, and great it shall remain, though none be left in Gondor to sing of it in the days that are to come.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (54% in)
  • Peregrin shall go and represent the Shirefolk; and do not grudge him his chance of peril, for though he has done as well as his fortune allowed him, he has yet to match your deed.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (4% in)
  • Then some being shamed by his mercy overcame their fear and went on, and the others took new hope, hearing of a manful deed within their measure that they could turn to, and they departed.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (37% in)
  • But if Sam pursued him, the other orc might do some horrible deed up there.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (58% in)
  • As if to do honour to his hardihood, and to grace with splendour his faithful brown hobbit-hand that had done such deeds, the phial blazed forth suddenly, so that all the shadowy court was lit with a dazzling radiance like lightning; but it remained steady and did not pass.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (98% in)
  • I will not do this deed.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (86% in)
  • 'Is there no deed to do?' she said.
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (7% in)
  • 'At last all such things must end,' he said, 'but I would have you wait a little while longer: for the end of the deeds that you have shared in has not yet come.
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (80% in)
  • And if there were any gifts that I could give to match with your deeds you should have them; but whatever you desire you shall take with you, and you shall ride in honour and arrayed as princes of the land.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Many Partings (5% in)
  • And Eomer said: 'Kings of old would have laden you with gifts that a wain could not bear for your deeds upon the fields of Mundburg; and yet you will take naught, you say, but the arms that were given to you.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Many Partings (28% in)
  • Indeed, if you will believe it, he's now one of the most famous people in all the lands, and they are making songs about his deeds from here to the Sea and beyond the Great River.
    6.8 -- Book 6 Chapter 8 -- The Scouring of the Shire (71% in)
  • Few people knew or wanted to know about his deeds and adventures; their admiration and respect were given mostly to Mr. Meriadoc and Mr. Peregrin and (if Sam had known it) to himself.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- The Grey Havens (47% in)

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