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pinnacle
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • It seemed to Frodo that he was lifted up, and passing over he saw that the rock-wall was a circle of hills, and that within it was a plain, and in the midst of the plain stood a pinnacle of stone, like a vast tower but not made by hands.
  • They took me and they set me alone on the pinnacle of Orthanc, in the place where Saruman was accustomed to watch the stars.
  • So it was that when summer waned, there came a night of moon, and Gwaihir the Windlord, swiftest of the Great Eagles, came unlooked-for to Orthanc; and he found me standing on the pinnacle.
  • Frodo peering forward saw in the distance two great rocks approaching: like great pinnacles or pillars of stone they seemed.
  • Westward he looked and saw the broad pastures of Rohan; and Orthanc, the pinnacle of Isengard, like a black spike.

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  • She wrote the book at the pinnacle of her fame.
  • At the pinnacle of her success, she was earning over a million dollars a year.

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