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The Two Towers
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  • In this evil hole they cowered, hoping in its shadow to escape the attention of the Eye.
  • There now cowered the proud hosts of Saruman, in terror of the king and in terror of the trees.
  • It was that more than the drag of the Ring that made him cower and stoop as he walked.
  • Cowering they looked up.
  • Beware!’ Gollum cowered.
  • For a moment the sight of it gladdened the hearts of the hobbits; but Gollum cowered down, muttering curses on the White Face.
  • While the grey light lasted, they cowered under a black stone like worms, shrinking, lest the winged terror should pass and spy them with its cruel eyes.
  • Soon it would look over the dark ridges of the Ephel Duath, and he would faint and cower in the light and heat.
  • He covered his eyes and bent forward, cowering.
  • With a dreadful stroke Sam was wakened from his cowering mood.
  • He was filthy, haggard, and pinched with weariness, but he cowered no longer, and his eyes were clear.
  • He cowered against the stony bank.
  • He cowered, trying to creep away into some cranny and to hide.
  • They halted, cowering on the evil-smelling ground; but they saw nothing in the gloomy evening sky above, and soon the menace passed, high overhead, going maybe on some swift errand from Barad-dur.
  • ’Not that way! No, not that way! ’ whispered Gollum, but the breath between his teeth seemed to tear the heavy stillness like a whistle, and he cowered to the ground in terror.

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  • She cowered in fear.
  • She cowered behind her big sister.

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