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The Two Towers
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  • How far back his treachery goes, who can guess?
  • There is no curse in Elvish, Entish, or the tongues of Men bad enough for such treachery.
  • Treachery perhaps, likely enough with such folk; some large and bold Orc may have been trying to escape with the prize alone, for his own ends.
  • It is the orc-work, the wanton hewing — rarum — without even the bad excuse of feeding the fires, that has so angered us; and the treachery of a neighbour, who should have helped us.
  • And I have guessed part of Saruman’s double treachery; yet I do not see in what way the coming of two hobbits to Fangorn has served, save to give us a long and fruitless chase.’
  • But will you parley with this dealer in treachery and murder?
  • Many indeed,’ said Faramir, ’and treachery not the least.
  • He did not really fear that Faramir would allow Gollum to be killed, but he would probably make him prisoner and bind him; and certainly what Frodo did would seem a treachery to the poor treacherous creature.
  • Fury at the treachery, and desperation at the delay when his master was in deadly peril, gave to Sam a sudden violence and strength that was far beyond anything that Gollum had expected from this slow stupid hobbit, as he thought him.

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  • Benedict Arnold remains the U.S.’s symbol of ultimate treachery.
  • She was going to get an award for bravery when she should really be kicked out of the Smoke for treachery.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies

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