Soon it began to descend rapidly and they guessed that it must actually be heading towards the Withywindle valley: not at all the direction they wished lo take.
But from her the lineage of the Elf-lords of old descended among Men.
At the end of the fifth day the ground began once more to rise slowly out of the wide shallow valley into which they had descended.
Two days ago I found it, and followed it over the Bridge; and today I marked where you descended from the hills again.
’He is Aragorn son of Arathorn,’ said Elrond; ’and he is descended through many fathers from Isildur Elendil’s son of Minas Ithil.
and their race, as that of their masters, is descended from the free days of old.
Strange as News from Bree was still a saying in the Eastfarthing, descending from those days, when news from North, South, and East could be heard in the inn, and when the Shire-hobbits used to go more often to hear it.
The passage twisted round a few turns, and then began to descend.
Every now and again it descended a flight of steps, fifty or more, to a lower level.
At the end of an hour they had gone a mile, or maybe a little more, and had descended many flights of stairs.