Though their magic was strong, even in those days they were wary.
"I am the last man to undervalue Bard the Bowman," said the Master warily (for Bard now stood close beside him).
In the meanwhile farewell!" With that they went back to the camp; but Thorin sent messengers by R(ac telling Dain of what had passed, and bidding him come with wary speed.
Long before the dwarves were tired of examining the treasures he became wary of it and sat down on the floor; and he began to wonder nervously what the end of it all would be "I would give a good many of these precious goblets, thought, "for a drink of something cheering out of one Beorn’s wooden bowls!"
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She was taught to be wary of strangers.
She looked wary as she reached out to pet her friend’s new dog.