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The Hobbit
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  • Still elves are light-footed, and though they were not in these days much used to the marches and the treacherous lands between the Forest and the Lake, their going was swift.
  • There it is: dwarves are not heroes, but calculating folk with a great idea of the value of money; some are tricky and treacherous and pretty bad lots; some are not, but are decent enough people like Thorin and Company, if you don’t expect too much.

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  • The road through Afghanistan’s Kabul gorge is even more treacherous than the Road of Death in Bolivia.
  • It’s a gorgeous beach, but the waves are treacherous in the water.

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