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mortal
used in
The Fellowship of the Ring
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mortal
Used in
The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • And I'm mortal afraid of what Gandalf will say, if harm comes of it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Beneath the Moon and under star he wandered far from northern strands, bewildered on enchanted ways beyond the days of mortal lands.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was not, I think, until Silverlode bore us back to Anduin that we returned to the time that flows through mortal lands to the Great Sea.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With Dwarf and Hobbit, Elves and Men, with mortal and immortal folk, with bird on bough and beast in den, in their own secret tongues he spoke.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He alone stood by his father in that last mortal contest; and by Gil-galad only Cardan stood, and I. But Isildur would not listen to our counsel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is far more powerful than I ever dared to think at first, so powerful that in the end it would utterly overcome anyone of mortal race who possessed it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A mortal, Frodo, who keeps one of the Great Rings, does not die, but he does not grow or obtain more life, he merely continues, until at last every minute is a weariness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Beren was a mortal man, but Luthien was the daughter of Thingol, a King of Elves upon Middle-earth when the world was young; and she was the fairest maiden that has ever been among all the children of this world.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He stood as he had at times stood enchanted by fair elven-voices; but the spell that was now laid upon him was different: less keen and lofty was the delight, but deeper and nearer to mortal heart; marvellous and yet not strange.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Silmaril she bound on him and crowned him with the living light and dauntless then with burning brow he turned his prow; and in the night from Otherworld beyond the Sea there strong and free a storm arose, a wind of power in Tarmenel; by paths that seldom mortal goes his boat it bore with biting breath as might of death across the grey and long-forsaken seas distressed: from east to west he passed away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Nine he gave to Mortal Men, proud and great, and so ensnared them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • _Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is only two lines of a verse long known in Elven-lore: Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a mortal wound
as in: mortal body
as in: felt mortal agony
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