- ’Now tell me your tale, my liege,’ said Denethor, half kindly; half mockingly.
- The bells of day had scarcely rung out again, a mockery in the unlightened dark, when far away he saw fires spring up, across in the dim spaces where the walls of the Pelennor stood.
- Not thou at least!’ he mocked, turning to Aragorn with scorn.
- The Shadow that bred them can only mock, it cannot make: not real new things of its own.
- Then it seemed to those who stood by that in the glow the faces flushed softly as with health returning, but it was only a mockery of hope.
- And now, what ship will bear you back across so wide a sea?’ he mocked.
- Fair weather and clear sun had seemed but a mockery to men whose days held little hope, and who looked each morning for news of doom.
- ’A beggar in the wilderness!’ he mocked.
- ’Kill him!’ he mocked.
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