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Forum: The Books 05-08-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,741
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
In reference to the whole water/death thing that...

In reference to the whole water/death thing that has been brought up, I would like to note that water is the barrier between Middle Earth and the Undying Lands. Sailing over the ocean as a metaphor...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 04-08-2004, 12:09 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Very astute there, H-I Your turn

Very astute there, H-I
Your turn
Forum: Quotable Quotes 04-07-2004, 08:27 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
** Hey Esty-lady!**

** Hey Esty-lady!**
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-05-2004, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,056
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Actually, Professor Tolkien's specific intent was...

Actually, Professor Tolkien's specific intent was to create a mythology. He even consistently referred to it as such. (Read the Letters regarding it.)
Forum: Quotable Quotes 04-04-2004, 11:49 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Max Müller referring to The Frog-King in On...

Max Müller referring to The Frog-King in On Fairy-Stories
Forum: Quiz Room 04-04-2004, 11:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,925
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Close enough - although technically arrows are...

Close enough - although technically arrows are ammunition , not weapons . Your go.
Forum: Quiz Room 04-04-2004, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,925
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Sorry I took so long in asking the next question...

Sorry I took so long in asking the next question - I had some "things" come up.

Anyway - here goes:

What Numenorean weapons are reported as being "most greatly feared"?
Forum: Quiz Room 03-11-2004, 12:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,925
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Anardil

Anardil
Forum: Quotable Quotes 03-05-2004, 11:12 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Very astute there, H-I!

Very astute there, H-I!
Forum: Quotable Quotes 03-04-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Indeed it might be Farmer Giles, but it isn't. ;)...

Indeed it might be Farmer Giles, but it isn't. ;)
As to my scarceness of late, chalk it up to that affliction called life.
Forum: Quotable Quotes 03-04-2004, 04:21 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
I have cares of my own

I have cares of my own
Forum: Quotable Quotes 03-02-2004, 02:06 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
That would be Aotrou.

That would be Aotrou.
Forum: The Books 06-16-2003, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,311
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring If you were to use the search...

If you were to use the search (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=search&search_forum=1) function, you would see this thread repeated over and over ... and over.

There is a...
Forum: The Books 06-15-2003, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,189
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring Actually, it doesn't say that Morgoth created...

Actually, it doesn't say that Morgoth created said spiders. Read it again.
Forum: Quotable Quotes 06-14-2003, 12:02 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring Oooh! Not too shabby, Esty. smilies/wink.gif

Oooh! Not too shabby, Esty. smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Quotable Quotes 06-11-2003, 08:30 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring 'I aint a-going to say'

'I aint a-going to say'
Forum: Quotable Quotes 06-11-2003, 09:00 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 64,781
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring That was quite a tricky one, Esty! You had me...

That was quite a tricky one, Esty! You had me rummaging to find it for quite a while. smilies/wink.gif

It was a little man, whose name he had forgotten that the Professor wrote of in "A secret...
Forum: The Books 06-11-2003, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,743
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring I found the passage you were referring to: I...

I found the passage you were referring to: I hadn't recalled that particular bit, and your thoughts on the subject help to throw some light on part of Sauron's reasoning behind his posing as Annatar.
Forum: The Books 06-11-2003, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,743
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring Where did you get this?

Where did you get this?
Forum: The Books 05-25-2003, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,327
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring Yes, mind your P's and Q's. smilies/wink.gif ...

Yes, mind your P's and Q's.
smilies/wink.gif
Sorry, old Celtologist joke there. smilies/tongue.gif
Forum: The Books 05-08-2003, 01:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,853
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring You do realize, of course, that posts like that...

You do realize, of course, that posts like that are entirely uncalled for.
Forum: The Books 04-30-2003, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,705
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring Wherever did you get this idea? There is a large...

Wherever did you get this idea? There is a large body of documentation regarding the slavery practiced by the ancient Egyptians. Indeed, one of the great Biblical myths (Moses) revolves directly...
Forum: The Books 04-30-2003, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring Actually, to be more precise, the field of study...

Actually, to be more precise, the field of study here is onomastics, the the science or study of the origin and forms of proper names of persons or places. smilies/wink.gif
Forum: The Books 04-13-2003, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,705
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring Hardly.

Hardly.
Forum: The Books 04-10-2003, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,984
Posted By Bruce MacCulloch
Ring I've already read HoM-E straight through at least...

I've already read HoM-E straight through at least once (Aiwendil is a very wise man), but I'm more than willing to give it another go.

As to the poem mentioned above, other than in The Book of...
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