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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I really like to guard your dreams where stories...

I really like to guard your dreams where stories dwell - that's a lovely reference.

I think the Extended Libretto uses "Halt" for a new song featuring the Ten, with Finrod and Beren's chat being...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 02:29 AM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Huinesoron
Trying to keep this short: Heart: -I...

Trying to keep this short:

Heart:

-I know 'Remember' is too long, but couldn't find an alternative. I've subbed in 'Strange how'.

-I assume 'late wine' is as in 'last of the summer wine';...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I've gone with the Libretto for this one, which...

I've gone with the Libretto for this one, which makes it a duet. The two parts are very distinct, and it makes more sense to me that way, and pairs the song nicely with Beren's dream-duet with...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 04:59 AM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Huinesoron
Ah - the translations weren't clear on what was...

Ah - the translations weren't clear on what was going on here. 'Only to destroy' is a nice compromise.



Using this. :)

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 04:37 AM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Huinesoron
Taking the Epilogue as a whole, then. I'm working...

Taking the Epilogue as a whole, then. I'm working against Version 1 in this instance. Suggested lines are in bold for highlighting purposes only.

In the hour when slumber calls
And the cloak of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 03:25 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
A quick earlier edit: Lies taste so foul is now...

A quick earlier edit: Lies taste so foul is now Lies' taste is foul, because... it's a better line. :)

A few more suggestions for the chains line:

He who without doubt or fear can break the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 02:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
I agree with this whole post. :) I...

I agree with this whole post. :)



I think we'll stick with 'excuses' for now, particularly if he winds up making some!



Not a clue, but I hate this line. It needs to rhyme with...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-13-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
Working through various Assorted Notes first: ...

Working through various Assorted Notes first:

Oh, would that in this world love knew of no rules! < This works nicely.

"I suggest we start an appendix for the parody versions. They're fun to...
Forum: The Books 07-13-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Huinesoron
The Eye This is actually quite an interesting scenario....

This is actually quite an interesting scenario. Let's see...

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It is 2765. The short and troubled reign of Steward Beren of Gondor has come to its end, with his son the war-hero Beregond...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-13-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Huinesoron
Working on the Duel again. A few changes to...

Working on the Duel again. A few changes to Finrod first:

With the Western Wind behind me
No excuses now.
Lies are poison foul

'No excuses now' to imply 'they've all been stripped away'. I...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-13-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Huinesoron
Right, I've found the time to go through...

Right, I've found the time to go through Galadriel's prologue. I was going to post the whole thing for a line-by-line breakdown, but... I don't need to, it's very good. ^_^

Tell, O Heather, tell...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-12-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
I promise I'll work through all of this tomorrow!...

I promise I'll work through all of this tomorrow! But for now:



I agree. It flows much better, and "Yours is the (etc)" is pretty standard Archaic-Sounding English(TM).

Since I've not got...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
Not a lot of time today. I've put together the...

Not a lot of time today. I've put together the very beginning of Finrod's Duel with Sauron. Sauron's part is rhymed; Finrod's I think I've got the rhythm, but I'm still trying to figure out the rhyme...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-11-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
Thank you. ^_^ In this case, history was meant to...

Thank you. ^_^ In this case, history was meant to be three syllables, so I'll drop 'final'.

I wanted something closer to the original, but couldn't find the rhyme; 'fate' was the best I could do....
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-11-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
Wow, yeah, I really missed the point there. How...

Wow, yeah, I really missed the point there. How about And homeward sent it speeding?. You can drive a nail home, so shooting an arrow home works too.




bey-OR, nowadays, because I first...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-11-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
Working on my phone and paper, but I think this...

Working on my phone and paper, but I think this hangs together

Hatred

C&C:
The Oath has been sworn, its shadow upon us lengthening
What can you see, here in the dark? A reckoning!
What...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-11-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
I banished her once, but by Eru's grace I had...

I banished her once, but by Eru's grace
I had never known her touch!

to

I banished her once, but in Eru's Name
I knew not what I had done!

With the rhyming line at the end changing to:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-11-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
Whaaaat, you can eat rowan berries? How did I...

Whaaaat, you can eat rowan berries? How did I never know that? (They're pretty much my favourite tree.) I may see if I can make it scan with 'rowan', because Tolkien references.



This one I'm...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
NO KIDDING. There's a reason I gave Luthien a...

NO KIDDING. There's a reason I gave Luthien a literal 'you're moving too fast', even if she does walk it back right away.



Huh. Well, in that case I have no idea what's going on, because...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
So I've just checked, and "wonderous" is actually...

So I've just checked, and "wonderous" is actually the very first spelling recorded in the OED for 'wondrous': The wonderous serpente Of the seuen metals, made by enchauntment. (1555) I think we can...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
I, um... I got bored. Truth (Finrod's Last...

I, um... I got bored.

Truth (Finrod's Last Song)

An arrow set in flight
Its feathers white and gleaming
Who lay in arrow's sight?
Who knew its rise and falling?
Whose fingers fair
Chose...
Forum: The Books 07-10-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Huinesoron
Definitely not the Nazgul - Sauron's invasion of...

Definitely not the Nazgul - Sauron's invasion of Eregion is when he took the Nine Rings that he used to create them! It would be another five hundred years before they first put in an appearance.
...
Forum: The Books 07-10-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Huinesoron
Sauron had also been to Ost-in-Edhil. He knew the...

Sauron had also been to Ost-in-Edhil. He knew the ways in and out. Given how much the Gwaith-i-Mírdain liked "Annatar", it's entirely possible he helped design their defences.

I actually don't...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
I've been adding your translations to the...

I've been adding your translations to the Consolidated Version (https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSN16C_vvUG5JKsrTZr2udBozkG_tPCktlYKwj60wf_I_qhzaG5QeJXxF8JanmUwXsMuIMlRHPZhois/pub), by...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,436
Posted By Huinesoron
My brother-in-law has had us hopping between...

My brother-in-law has had us hopping between Zoom, Skype, Discord and whatever Google are calling their latest chat program. My head is spinning!



This is good! Nothing pops out as needing...
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