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used in The Return of the King

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  • You shall come with me and keep your word; and thus we will journey on together to our own lands in Mirkwood and beyond.
    6.6 — Book 6 Chapter 6 — Many Partings (49% in)
  • Thus men reached at last the High Court, and the Place of the Fountain before the feet of the White Tower: tall and shapely, fifty fathoms from its base to the pinnacle, where the banner of the Stewards floated a thousand feet above the plain.
    5.1 — Book 5 Chapter 1 — Minas Tirith (20% in)
  • Thus spoke Malbeth the Seer, in the days of Arvedui, last king at Fornost,' said Aragorn: Over the land there lies a long shadow, westward reaching wings of darkness.
    5.2 — Book 5 Chapter 2 — The Passing of the Grey Company (49% in)
  • You are a stern lord and resolute,' she said; 'and thus do men win renown.
    5.2 — Book 5 Chapter 2 — The Passing of the Grey Company (64% in)
  • And thus, just ere midnight, and in a darkness as black as the caverns in the mountains, they came at last to the Hill of Erech.
    5.2 — Book 5 Chapter 2 — The Passing of the Grey Company (93% in)
  • Thus it came to pass that when the king set out, before Dernhelm sat Meriadoc the hobbit, and the great grey steed Windfola made little of the burden; for Dernhelm was less in weight than many men, though lithe and well-knit in frame.
    5.3 — Book 5 Chapter 3 — The Muster of Rohan (97% in)
  • Thus have I walked, and thus now for many years have I slept,' he said, 'lest with age the body should grow soft and timid.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — The Siege of Gondor (54% in)
  • Thus have I walked, and thus now for many years have I slept,' he said, 'lest with age the body should grow soft and timid.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — The Siege of Gondor (54% in)
  • But marred and dishonoured as they were, it often chanced that thus a man would see again the face of someone that he had known, who had walked proudly once in arms, or tilled the fields, or ridden in upon a holiday from the green vales in the hills.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — The Siege of Gondor (72% in)
  • You hear the Woses, the Wild Men of the Woods: thus they talk together from afar.
    5.5 — Book 5 Chapter 5 — The Ride of the Rohirrim (15% in)
  • It was even as the day thus began to turn against Gondor and their hope wavered that a new cry went up in the City, it being then midmorning, and a great wind blowing, and the rain flying north, and the sun shining.
    5.6 — Book 5 Chapter 6 — The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (70% in)
  • Thus came Aragorn son of Arathorn, Elessar, Isildur's heir, out of the Paths of the Dead, borne upon a wind from the Sea to the kingdom of Gondor; and the mirth of the Rohirrim was a torrent of laughter and a flashing of swords, and the joy and wonder of the City was a music of trumpets and a ringing of bells.
    5.6 — Book 5 Chapter 6 — The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (82% in)
  • 'Thus we meet again, though all the hosts of Mordor lay between us,' said Aragorn.
    5.6 — Book 5 Chapter 6 — The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (87% in)
  • And only the heathen kings, under the domination of the Dark Power, did thus, slaying themselves in pride and despair, murdering their kin to ease their own death.
    5.7 — Book 5 Chapter 7 — The Pyre of Denethor (41% in)
  • Thus the will of Sauron entered into Minas Tirith; and thus I have been delayed here.
    5.7 — Book 5 Chapter 7 — The Pyre of Denethor (95% in)
  • Thus the will of Sauron entered into Minas Tirith; and thus I have been delayed here.
    5.7 — Book 5 Chapter 7 — The Pyre of Denethor (95% in)
  • Thus spake Ioreth, wise-woman of Gondor: The hands of the king are the hands of a healer, and so shall the rightful king be known.
    5.8 — Book 5 Chapter 8 — The Houses of Healing (36% in)
  • But Imrahil said to Eomer: 'Is it thus that we speak to our kings?
    5.8 — Book 5 Chapter 8 — The Houses of Healing (38% in)
  • Thus we crossed over Gilrain, driving the allies of Mordor in rout before us; and then we rested a while.
    5.9 — Book 5 Chapter 9 — The Last Debate (30% in)
  • For thus is it spoken: Oft hope is born, when all is forlorn.
    5.9 — Book 5 Chapter 9 — The Last Debate (51% in)
  • Aragorn said naught in answer, but he took the other's eye and held it, and for a moment they strove thus; but soon, though Aragorn did not stir nor move hand to weapon, the other quailed and gave back as if menaced with a blow.
    5.10 — Book 5 Chapter 10 — The Black Gate Opens (59% in)
  • It is not thus in Gondor now, though once it was so, if old tales be true.
    6.5 — Book 6 Chapter 5 — The Steward and the King (4% in)
  • Thus,' said Eomer, 'is the friendship of the Mark and of Gondor bound with a new bond, and the more do I rejoice.
    6.6 — Book 6 Chapter 6 — Many Partings (24% in)
  • 'No niggard are you, Eomer,' said Aragorn, 'to give thus to Gondor the fairest thing in your realm!'
    6.6 — Book 6 Chapter 6 — Many Partings (25% in)
  • It is sad that we should meet only thus at the ending.
    6.6 — Book 6 Chapter 6 — Many Partings (51% in)

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