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bane
used in The Two Towers

9 uses
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Definition
something that causes misery
  • Doubtless the Orcs despoiled them, but feared to keep the knives, knowing them for what they are: work of Westernesse, wound about with spells for the bane of Mordor.
    3.1 -- Book 3 Chapter 1 -- The Departure of Boromir (36% in)
  • And what is Isildur's Bane?
    4.4 -- Book 4 Chapter 4 -- Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit (74% in)
  • In particular he returned often to Isildur's Bane.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (2% in)
  • 'But it was at the coming of the Halfling that Isildur's Bane should waken, or so one must read the words,' he insisted.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (3% in)
  • It was for that reason that I turned rather to the matter of my brother and let be Isildur's Bane.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (32% in)
  • Isildur's Bane — I would hazard that Isildur's Bane lay between you and was a cause of contention in your Company.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (33% in)
  • Isildur's Bane — I would hazard that Isildur's Bane lay between you and was a cause of contention in your Company.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (33% in)
  • 'But, Frodo, I pressed you hard at first about Isildur's Bane.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (35% in)
  • Nor when the riddling words of our dream were debated among us, did I think of Isildur's Bane as being this same thing.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (43% in)

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