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heed
used in The Two Towers

19 uses
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Definition
pay close attention to; or to do what is suggested — especially with regard to a warning or other advice
  • ...she took no heed of Sam and his cries, until he was close at hand.
    4.10 — Book 4 Chapter 10 — The Choices of Master Samwise (0% in)
heed = notice (paying attention)
  • 'Time is pressing,' said the Rider, not heeding Aragorn.
    3.2 — Book 3 Chapter 2 — The Riders of Rohan (60% in)
  • 'They were many,' said Aragorn, 'and they do not heed the wrath of Fangorn, for they come here seldom, and they do not go under the trees.
    3.2 — Book 3 Chapter 2 — The Riders of Rohan (90% in)
  • For a while they ate thoughtfully, sitting in the dark, heedless of the cries and sounds of battle nearby.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (86% in)
  • Who are you that come heedless over the plain thus strangely clad, riding horses like to our own horses?
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (14% in)
  • At last Aragorn stood above the great gates, heedless of the darts of the enemy.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (85% in)
  • Unheeding Gandalf rode on into the mist, and reluctantly they followed him.
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (79% in)
  • Don't you heed them!
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (47% in)
  • They fell forward, grovelling heedlessly on the cold earth.
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (64% in)
  • And they go ever more heedlessly, we learn, thinking that the power of their new master is great enough, so that the mere shadow of His hills will protect them.
    4.4 — Book 4 Chapter 4 — Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit (83% in)
  • That horn the eldest son of our house has borne for many generations; and it is said that if it be blown at need anywhere within the bounds of Gondor, as the realm was of old, its voice will not pass unheeded.
    4.5 — Book 4 Chapter 5 — The Window on the West (15% in)
  • But Frodo did not heed them; he laughed again.
    4.8 — Book 4 Chapter 8 — The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (74% in)
  • While they were still able to give heed to such things, they could hear his breath hissing and gasping just in front of them.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (12% in)
  • And She that walked in the darkness had heard the Elves cry that cry far back in the deeps of time, and she had not heeded it, and it did not daunt her now.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (36% in)
  • ' he cried, not heeding the shrillness of his voice, that released from the choking airs of the tunnel rang out now high and wild.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (61% in)
  • Dread was round him, and enemies before him in the pass, and his master was in a fey mood running heedlessly to meet them.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (77% in)
  • Either she did not see Sam, or she avoided him for the moment as the bearer of the light' and fixed all her intent upon one prey, upon Frodo, bereft of his Phial, running heedless up the path, unaware yet of his peril.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (86% in)
  • Perhaps the Ring gave understanding of tongues, or simply understanding, especially of the servants of Sauron its maker, so that if he gave heed, he understood and translated the thought to himself.
    4.10 — Book 4 Chapter 10 — The Choices of Master Samwise (47% in)
  • No one heeded him.
    4.10 — Book 4 Chapter 10 — The Choices of Master Samwise (99% in)

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