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- Enormous it looked, its sprawling branches going up like reaching arms with many long-fingered hands, its knotted and twisted trunk gaping in wide fissures that creaked faintly as the boughs moved.1.6 — Book 1 Chapter 6 — The Old Forest (58% in)
- No sign of gate or entrance, not a fissure or crack could Frodo see in the frowning stone.2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (29% in)
- There were fissures and chasms in the walls and floor, and every now and then a crack would open right before their feet.2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (67% in)
- Right across the floor, close to the feet of two huge pillars a great fissure had opened.2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Bridge of Khazad-dum (69% in)
- Then with a rush it leaped across the fissure.2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Bridge of Khazad-dum (80% in)
There are no more uses of "fissure" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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