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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • How that was contrived we cannot guess; but Gollum is cunning, and the spies of the Enemy are many.
  • ’I wonder if this is a contrivance of the Enemy,’ said Boromir.
  • For not in doing or contriving, nor in choosing between this course and another, can I avail; but only in knowing what was and is, and in part also what shall be.
  • If Gollum had contrived to follow them, he remained unseen and unheard.
  • I will send out messages, such as I can contrive, to those whom I know in the wide world; but so perilous are the lands now become that some may well miscarry, or come no quicker than you yourself.
  • Not if some better way can be contrived? " ’He came and laid his long hand on my arm.

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