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therefore
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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for that reason (what follows is so because of what was just said)
  • But you have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have.
    1.2 -- Book 1 Chapter 2 -- The Shadow of the Past (87% in)
  • I do not know the reason for your flight, and therefore I do not know by what means your pursuers will assail you.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (94% in)
  • You must go — and therefore we must, too.
    1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (56% in)
  • Now, therefore, things shall be openly spoken that have been hidden from all but a few until this day.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (10% in)
  • "This I will have as weregild for my father, and my brother," he said; and therefore whether we would or no, he took it to treasure it.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (15% in)
  • For few, I deem, know of our deeds, and therefore guess little of their peril, if we should fail at last.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (20% in)
  • Therefore my brother, seeing how desperate was our need, was eager to heed the dream and seek for Imladris; but since the way was full of doubt and danger, I took the journey upon myself.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (23% in)
  • Therefore I went first to meet him and hear his tale.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (44% in)
  • Therefore it must be shunned.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (87% in)
  • Therefore Boromir will also be in the Company.
    2.3 -- Book 2 Chapter 3 -- The Ring Goes South (19% in)
  • Therefore I advise that we should go neither over the mountains, nor round them, but under them.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (6% in)
  • Therefore we should leave by the eastern arch of the hall, and bear right and south, and go downwards.
    2.5 -- Book 2 Chapter 5 -- The Bridge of Khazad-dum (21% in)
  • Therefore they were called the Galadhrim, the Tree-people.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (41% in)
  • They heard my voice across the Nimrodel, and knew that I was one of their Northern kindred, and therefore they did not hinder our crossing; and afterwards they heard my song.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (46% in)
  • Though you have been our guests,' said Celeborn, 'you have not yet eaten with us, and we bid you, therefore, to a parting feast, here between the flowing waters that will bear you far from Lorien.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (50% in)

There are no more uses of "therefore" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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