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The Return of the King
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The Return of the King
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  • Farewell he bade to his free people, hearth and high-seat, and the hallowed places, where long he had feasted ere the light faded.
  • A rash vow he spoke, as he drained the horn at that feast which Brego made to hallow new-built Meduseld, and he came never to the high seat of which he was the heir.
  • Suddenly the silence was broken, and they heard below them cries and the ringing of swords: such sounds as had not been heard in the hallowed places since the building of the City.
  • For it led up on to the mountain to a high hallow where only the kings had been wont to go.
  • But this is an ancient hallow, and ere the kings failed or the Tree withered in the court, a fruit must have been set here.

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  • She was buried in hallowed ground.
  • The hallowed halls of this great university.

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