Many thousands then perished, but the Days of Dearth (1158-60) were at the time of this tale long past and the Hobbits had again become accustomed to plenty.
He believed that the One had perished; that the Elves had destroyed it, as should have been done.
But he knows now that it has notperished, that it has been found.
It was Gil-galad, Elven-king and Elendil of Westernesse who overthrew Sauron, though they themselves perished in the deed; and Isildur Elendil’s son cut the Ring from Sauron’s hand and took it for his own.
As soon as he saw the dark shapes creep from the garden, he knew that he must run for it, or perish.
The only hurt that it did to his enemy, I fear; for it is unharmed, but all blades perish that pierce that dreadful King.
Their horses must have perished, and without them they are crippled.
I have heard of the Great Ring of him that we do not name; but we believed that it perished from the world in the ruin of his first realm.
From the ruin of the Gladden Fields, where Isildur perished, three men only came ever back over the mountains after long wandering.
’I have seen a bright ring in the Halfling’s hand; but Isildur perished ere this age of the world began, they say.
The Seven are lost to us — if Balin has not found the ring of Thror which was the last; naught has been heard of it since Thror perished in Moria.
had perished in the war.
But now we spoke of it again with longing, and yet with dread; for no dwarf has dared to pass the doors of Khazad-dum for many lives of kings, save Thror only, and he perished.
I will go forward free,’ he said, ’or I will go back and seek my own land, where I am known to be true of word, though I perish alone in the wilderness.
Frodo stood still, hearing far off_ great seas upon beaches that had long ago been washed away, and sea-birds crying whose race had perished from the earth.
It cannot yet have perished; for light boats used to journey out of Wilderland down to Osgiliath, and still did so until a few years ago, when the Orcs of Mordor began to multiply.
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