’Rise now, Meriadoc, esquire of Rohan of the household of Meduseld!’ he said.
But at that very moment a trumpet sounded, and a man came summoning him, the king’s esquire, to wait at the king’s board.
Now having eaten he made ready to set out again, and he wished his esquire a kindly farewell.
The esquire of my chamber has begged leave to go to the out-garrison, so you shall take his place for a while.
And what of the king’s esquire, the Halfling?
Frodo gave way; and Gandalf, as if he were their esquire, knelt and girt the sword-belts about them, and then rising he set circlets of silver upon their heads.
Why, cousin, one of them went with only his esquire into the Black Country and fought with the Dark Lord all by himself, and set fire to his Tower, if you can believe it.
But when, after the Standing Silence, wine was brought there came in two esquires to serve the kings; or so they seemed to be: one was clad in the silver and sable of the Guards of Minas Tirith, and the other in white and green.
Then they laid the bier upon a great wain with Riders of Rohan all about it and his banner borne before; and Merry being Theoden’s esquire rode upon the wain and kept the arms of the king.
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