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The Hobbit
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The Two Towers
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  • But the hobbit was not seen: he was not "in the open", for it was night and he still had his elven-cloak.
  • When he had forced a drink from his flask down the hobbit’s throat, cut his leg-bonds, and dragged him to his feet, Merry stood up, looking pale but grim and defiant, and very much alive.
  • He went down to meet him and hastily took the dark globe from the hobbit, wrapping it in the folds of his cloak.
  • But Gandalf made no sign; and drawn forward once more, half against his will, the hobbit crept up again from behind the wizard’s head.
  • He knelt by Pippin’s body: the hobbit was lying on his back rigid, with unseeing eyes staring up at the sky.
  • The hobbit relaxed and fell back, clinging to the wizard’s hand.
  • ’How is the hobbit, Pippin?’ asked Aragorn.
  • The hobbit, Peregrin, above all should not know where it is bestowed.
  • And that therefore the hobbit was captive there, driven to look in the glass for his torment by Saruman.
  • That dark mind will be filled now with the voice and face of the hobbit and with expectation: it may take some time before he learns his error.
  • What’s the hobbit going to do with it, we wonders, yes we wonders.’
  • The hobbit shuddered.
  • Ents the earthborn, old as mountains, the wide-walkers, water drinking; and hungry as hunters, the Hobbit children, the laughing-folk, the little people, they shall remain friends as long as leaves are renewed.
  • But what does the hobbit want all that water for?
  • He was given that name by kind Master Samwise, the hobbit that knows so much.
  • At last the wizard passed into a song of which the hobbit caught the words: a few lines came clear to his ears through the rushing of the wind: _Tall ships and tall kings Three times three, What brought they from the foundered land Over the flowing sea?
  • Fear and wonder, maybe, enlarged him in the hobbit’s eyes, but the Mumak of Harad was indeed a beast of vast bulk, and the like of him does not walk now in Middle-earth; his kin that live still in latter days are but memories of his girth and majesty.
  • Gilthoniel A Elbereth! And then his tongue was loosed and his voice cried in a language which he did not know: A Elbereth Gilthoniel o menel palan-diriel, le nallon sa di’nguruthos! A tiro nin, Fanuilos! And with that he staggered to his feet and was Samwise the hobbit, Hamfast’s son, again.

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  • …shamans, all historians, writers, politicians and diplomats, liberationists of whatever sex and persuasion, lawyers, judges, penologists, stand-up comedians, film directors, journalists, in short, anyone concerned remotely with affecting the consciousness of his fellow-man—and this would include our own beloved children, those incipient American leaders at the eighth-grade level, who should be required to study it along with The Catcher in the Rye, The Hobbit and the Constitution.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • We were about halfway through The Hobbit.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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