...she took no heed of Sam and his cries, until he was close at hand.
For a while they ate thoughtfully, sitting in the dark, heedless of the cries and sounds of battle nearby.
’Time is pressing,’ said the Rider, not heeding Aragorn.
’They were many,’ said Aragorn, ’and they do not heed the wrath of Fangorn, for they come here seldom, and they do not go under the trees.
Who are you that come heedless over the plain thus strangely clad, riding horses like to our own horses?
They fell forward, grovelling heedlessly on the cold earth.
Don’t you heed them! Don’t look! Don’t follow them! Where’s the master? ’ Sam looked back and found that Frodo had lagged again.
At last Aragorn stood above the great gates, heedless of the darts of the enemy.
And She that walked in the darkness had heard the Elves cry that cry far back in the deeps of time, and she had not heeded it, and it did not daunt her now.
And they go ever more heedlessly, we learn, thinking that the power of their new master is great enough, so that the mere shadow of His hills will protect them.
Dread was round him, and enemies before him in the pass, and his master was in a fey mood running heedlessly to meet them.
But Frodo did not heed them; he laughed again.
While they were still able to give heed to such things, they could hear his breath hissing and gasping just in front of them.
No one heeded him.
A short race, a sprinter’s course and he would be through! ’The pass, Sam! ’ he cried, not heeding the shrillness of his voice, that released from the choking airs of the tunnel rang out now high and wild.
Perhaps the Ring gave understanding of tongues, or simply understanding, especially of the servants of Sauron its maker, so that if he gave heed, he understood and translated the thought to himself.
Either she did not see Sam, or she avoided him for the moment as the bearer of the light’ and fixed all her intent upon one prey, upon Frodo, bereft of his Phial, running heedless up the path, unaware yet of his peril.