- 'A few bay-leaves, some thyme and sage, will do — before the water boils,' said Sam.4.4 -- Book 4 Chapter 4 -- Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit (46% in)
- Is there some mightier sage, of whom we have yet to learn?3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 -- The Road to Isengard (6% in)
- ...ago, falling into untended age amid a riot of careless descendants; and groves and thickets there were of tamarisk and pungent terebinth, of olive and of bay; and there were junipers and myrtles; and thymes that grew in bushes, or with their woody creeping stems mantled in deep tapestries the hidden stones; sages of many kinds putting forth blue flowers, or red, or pale green; and marjorams and new-sprouting parsleys, and many herbs of forms and scents beyond the garden-lore of Sam.4.4 -- Book 4 Chapter 4 -- Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit (19% in)
There are no more uses of "sage" in The Two Towers.
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