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Guinevere 01-21-2012 01:48 PM

Do you need a hint? it is from U.T.

Galadriel55 01-21-2012 02:45 PM

I'm sorry, I forgot this thread was going again. :o And I don't have UT anymore to check. My guess would be somewhere in Tuor's wanderings just before the storm during which Ulmo spoke with him.

Guinevere 01-22-2012 03:01 PM

one more hint
 
You don't need U.T. for this one, it is in "The Children of Húrin" as well! ;)

Galadriel55 02-05-2012 11:32 AM

When I didn't find it in the likely places, I reread COH... :o It's not a bad thing by itself, but for a quote...:rolleyes:

Quote:

But night is a cold counsellor, and many were now amazed at their own rashness;...
When the Haladhrim went with Niniel to Nen Girith while Turin, Dorlas, and Hunthor went forth to fight Glaurung.

Guinevere 02-06-2012 03:14 PM

Well done, Galadriel55!
I now have rather a bad conscience, wasting so much of your time...:(
But many is the time I was browsing in one of the books in search of a quote and found myself rereading whole chapters and more, getting caught up in the tale again.

Galadriel55 02-06-2012 04:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Guinevere (Post 667010)
I now have rather a bad conscience, wasting so much of your time...:(

Nonesense! Reading Tolkien is never a waste of time! :)

I read through quite a bit of material to find another one, and I hope it wasn't used before. If it was I'll be very cross with myself.

Quote:

Yet there may be a light beyond the darkness

Guinevere 03-23-2012 01:40 PM

Aragorn to his mother at their last meeting, trying to comfort her:
Quote:

"Yet there may be a light beyond the darkness; and if so, I would have you see it and be glad."

Galadriel55 03-23-2012 02:13 PM

Yup! :)

Guinevere 03-23-2012 02:34 PM

Quote:

for it is easier to shout stop! than to do it.
I hope this isn't too obscure...


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