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passage
used in The Return of the King

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  • Down the ladder they climbed, and then Sam took it and laid it in the passage beside the huddled body of the fallen orc.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (95% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • They walked down a paved passage, long and empty, and as they went Gandalf spoke softly to Pippin.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (25% in)
  • Yet we won it back in the days of the youth of Denethor: not to dwell in, but to hold as an outpost, and to rebuild the bridge for the passage of our arms.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (68% in)
  • Nothing assailed the company nor withstood their passage, and yet steadily fear grew on the Dwarf as he went on: most of all because he knew now that there could be no turning back; all the paths behind were thronged by an unseen host that followed in the dark.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (81% in)
  • It is at Osgiliath that he will put his weight, as before when Boromir denied him the passage.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (44% in)
  • Today we may make the Enemy pay ten times our loss at the passage and yet rue the exchange.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (45% in)
  • More than one host may issue from it, and strike for more than one passage.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (45% in)
  • The passage of Anduin was won by the Enemy.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (49% in)
  • He came back at last to the stone door of the orc-passage, and still unable to discover the catch or bolt that held it, he scrambled over as before and dropped softly to the ground.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (5% in)
  • A wide and echoing passage led back from the door towards the mountain-side.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (35% in)
  • He advanced down the passage, but slowly now, each step more reluctant.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (36% in)
  • He had passed beyond the torchlight, almost to a great arched door at the end of the passage, the inner side of the under gate, as he rightly guessed, when there came from high above a dreadful choking shriek.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (38% in)
  • He came next to a window looking east and another torch above the door to a passage through the middle of the turret.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (60% in)
  • The door was open, the passage dark save for the glimmer of the torch and the red glare from outside filtering through the window-slit.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (60% in)
  • Sam crept into the passage.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (61% in)
  • At last, weary and feeling finally defeated, he sat on a step below the level of the passage-floor and bowed his head into his hands.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (62% in)
  • Now a door was being opened quietly in the passage above; the hinges creaked.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (65% in)
  • The hinges creaked again, and Sam, now peering over the corner of the passage-threshold, saw a flicker of light in an open doorway, and the dim shape of an orc coming out.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (66% in)
  • Suddenly the answer dawned on Sam: the topmost chamber was reached by a trap-door in the roof of the passage.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (67% in)
  • He led them down the passage to the parlour that they had used on that strange night more than a year ago; and they followed him, a little disquieted, for it seemed plain to them that old Barliman was putting a brave face on some trouble.
    6.7 -- Book 6 Chapter 7 -- Homeward Bound (26% in)

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