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devour
used in The Two Towers

8 uses
  • He will be devoured, if the power of the East stretches out its arms to Isengard.
    3.10 — Book 3 Chapter 10 — The Voice of Saruman (81% in)
  • _When Winter comes, the winter wild that hill and wood shall slay; When trees shall fall and starless night devour the sunless day; When wind is in the deadly East, then in the bitter rain I'll look for thee, and call to thee; I'll come to thee again!
    3.4 — Book 3 Chapter 4 — Treebeard (63% in)
  • Fire shall devour the high seat.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (52% in)
  • Many fair things Saruman has destroyed: has he devoured the springs of Isen too?
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (49% in)
  • Must we pass this way, where the carrion-beasts devour so many good Riders of the Mark?
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (49% in)
  • Grievous is the fall of your men; but you shall see that at least the wolves of the mountains do not devour them.
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (50% in)
  • War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory.
    4.5 — Book 4 Chapter 5 — The Window on the West (46% in)
  • It is said that their lords were men of Numenor who had fallen into dark wickedness; to them the Enemy had given rings of power, and he had devoured them: living ghosts they were become, terrible and evil.
    4.6 — Book 4 Chapter 6 — The Forbidden Pool (91% in)

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