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used in The Fellowship of the Ring

11 uses
  • Those who made them did not desire strength or domination or hoarded wealth, but understanding, making, and healing, to preserve all things unstained.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (92% in)
  • Only the Elves still preserve any records of that vanished time, and their traditions are concerned almost entirely with their own history, in which Men appear seldom and Hobbits are not mentioned at all.
    Prologue (10% in)
  • Of their original home the Hobbits in Bilbo's time preserved no knowledge.
    Prologue (12% in)
  • They were the most inclined to settle in one place, and longest preserved their ancestral habit of living in tunnels and holes.
    Prologue (17% in)
  • That most important source for the history of the War of the Ring was so called because it was long preserved at Undertowers, the home of the Fairbairns, Wardens of the Westmarch.
    Prologue (89% in)
  • But annexed to it and preserved with it, probably m a single red case, were the three large volumes, bound in red leather, that Bilbo gave to him as a parting gift.
    Prologue (90% in)
  • The original Red Book has not been preserved, but many copies were made, especially of the first volume, for the use of the descendants of the children of Master Samwise.
    Prologue (91% in)
  • At ninety-nine they began to call him _well_-preserved, but _unchanged_ would have been nearer the mark.
    1.1 — Book 1 Chapter 1 — A Long-expected Party (2% in)
  • Well-preserved indeed!' he snorted.
    1.1 — Book 1 Chapter 1 — A Long-expected Party (58% in)
  • As time went on, people began to notice that Frodo also showed signs of good 'preservation': outwardly he retained the appearance of a robust and energetic hobbit just out of his tweens.
    1.2 — Book 1 Chapter 2 — The Shadow of the Past (4% in)
  • Then he saw that they were indeed shaped and fashioned: the craft and power of old had wrought upon them, and still they preserved through the suns and rains of forgotten years the mighty likenesses in which they had been hewn.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — The Great River (89% in)

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