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brief
used in The Two Towers

18 uses
  • The brief glow fell upon a huge sitting figure, still and solemn as the great stone kings of Argonath.
    4.7 -- Book 4 Chapter 7 -- Journey to the Cross-roads (95% in)
  • There in the still cool hour before dawn they rested for a brief space.
    3.2 -- Book 3 Chapter 2 -- The Riders of Rohan (1% in)
  • Only twice in the day's march had they rested for a brief while, and twelve leagues now lay between them and the eastern wall where they had stood at dawn.
    3.2 -- Book 3 Chapter 2 -- The Riders of Rohan (17% in)
  • He seemed to have grown in stature while Eomer had shrunk; and in his living face they caught a brief vision of the power and majesty of the kings of stone.
    3.2 -- Book 3 Chapter 2 -- The Riders of Rohan (56% in)
  • As he stepped up on to the shelf there was a gleam, too brief for certainty, a quick glint of white, as if some garment shrouded by the grey rags had been for an instant revealed The intake of Gimli's breath could be heard as a loud hiss in the silence.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (31% in)
  • This in brief is how I see things at the moment, if you wish to have a piece of my mind as plain as possible.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (49% in)
  • Naked I was sent back — for a brief time, until my task is done.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (83% in)
  • The sortie upon the Rock gained only a brief respite.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- Helm's Deep (57% in)
  • Aye indeed, they would pay pure gold for a brief glance!
    3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 -- The Road to Isengard (25% in)
  • And glad shall I be to see it again,' said Theoden, 'though brief now, I doubt not, shall be my abiding there.
    3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 -- The Road to Isengard (54% in)
  • He heard Gandalf singing softly to himself, murmuring brief snatches of rhyme in many tongues, as the miles ran under them.
    3.11 -- Book 3 Chapter 11 -- The Palantir (71% in)
  • So after a brief rest they set out again and were soon lost in a shadowy silent world, cut off from all view of the lands about, either the hills that they had left or the mountains that they sought.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Passage of the Marshes (37% in)
  • Before the shadows of evening were long in happier lands, they went on again, always on and on with only brief halts.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Passage of the Marshes (43% in)
  • Gollum in his own way, and with much more excuse as his acquaintance was much briefer, may have _made a similar mistake, confusing kindness and blindness.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- The Black Gate is Closed (42% in)
  • Even so, I spare a brief time, in order to judge justly in a hard matter.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (12% in)
  • Once, looking suddenly back, as if some prickle of the skin told him that he was watched from behind, he thought he caught a brief glimpse of a small dark shape slipping behind a tree-trunk.
    4.5 -- Book 4 Chapter 5 -- The Window on the West (50% in)
  • There was a brief silver glint, and a swirl of tiny ripples.
    4.6 -- Book 4 Chapter 6 -- The Forbidden Pool (25% in)
  • And then suddenly the brief glimpse was gone.
    4.7 -- Book 4 Chapter 7 -- Journey to the Cross-roads (**% in)

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