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descend
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The Return of the King
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  • And when Denethor descended again he went to Faramir and sat beside him without speaking, but the face of the Lord was grey, more deathlike than his son’s.
  • Here was one of those old images brought to life, or maybe a creature descended in true line through endless years from the models used by the forgotten craftsmen long ago.
  • ’Where in Middle-earth are we?’ said Gimli; and Elladan answered: ’We have descended from the uprising of the Morthond, the long chill river that flows at last to the sea that washes the walls of Dol Amroth.
  • Beyond it went a winding road that descended in many curves down to the narrow land under the shadow of Mindolluin’s precipice where stood the mansions of the dead Kings and of their Stewards.
  • With a shrug of his shoulders, as if to shake off the shadow and dismiss the phantoms, he began slowly to descend.
  • The great shadow descended like a falling cloud.

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  • We saw the rocket descend.
  • The path descends to the bottom of the mountain.

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