Many fair things Saruman has destroyed: has he devoured the springs of Isen too?
He will be devoured, if the power of the East stretches out its arms to Isengard.
When Winter comes, the winter wild that hill and wood shall slay; When trees shall fall and starless night devour the sunless day; When wind is in the deadly East, then in the bitter rain I’ll look for thee, and call to thee; I’ll come to thee again! ENTWIFE.
Must we pass this way, where the carrion-beasts devour so many good Riders of the Mark?
Grievous is the fall of your men; but you shall see that at least the wolves of the mountains do not devour them.
It is said that their lords were men of Numenor who had fallen into dark wickedness; to them the Enemy had given rings of power, and he had devoured them: living ghosts they were become, terrible and evil.
War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory.