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- It seemed to Frodo that he was lifted up, and passing over he saw that the rock-wall was a circle of hills, and that within it was a plain, and in the midst of the plain stood a pinnacle of stone, like a vast tower but not made by hands.1.7 — Book 1 Chapter 7 — In the House of Tom Bombadil (35% in)
- They took me and they set me alone on the pinnacle of Orthanc, in the place where Saruman was accustomed to watch the stars.2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (66% in)
- So it was that when summer waned, there came a night of moon, and Gwaihir the Windlord, swiftest of the Great Eagles, came unlooked-for to Orthanc; and he found me standing on the pinnacle.2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (70% in)
- Frodo peering forward saw in the distance two great rocks approaching: like great pinnacles or pillars of stone they seemed.2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — The Great River (88% in)
- Westward he looked and saw the broad pastures of Rohan; and Orthanc, the pinnacle of Isengard, like a black spike.2.10 — Book 2 Chapter 10 — The Breaking of the Fellowship (45% in)
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