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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
As a stand-alone, I would probably say "The". But...

As a stand-alone, I would probably say "The". But since they will be discussing the Song of Creation later on, this might be revisited depending on how heavy you want this reference to point to the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
:eek: It's so gooood! I will have to give it...

:eek: It's so gooood! I will have to give it another read and do it justice, but right now I am just amazed at how good it is!



I think it's an indirect reference to the Straight Road. Finrod...
Forum: The Books Today, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
During the War of the Ring, Sauron doesn't just...

During the War of the Ring, Sauron doesn't just send forces against Gondor. He has enough armies to reach into Rohan/Lorien lands, and towards Dale too. The Men and Dwarves of the Lonely Mountain are...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 03:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Tinkering (TM)

Tried to accumulate bits and pieces for one post, so I don't spam the thread completely.

Beren & Luthien Meeting
I love the second part (What is agony etc). It's so catchy! :D Me gusta. I was...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 02:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
The less cool half of the Epilogue

In the hour when slumber calls
And the cloak of Night dulls the air
I don’t see these stone-carven walls
For I know that he is not there.

Tell me, my Heart, tell me the truth
Why do you at...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:29 PM
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Views: 429,663
Posted By Galadriel55
Joking. Joshing. Jesting. :confused:

Joking. Joshing. Jesting. :confused:
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
I got as far as FROM + GO, which admittedly is...

I got as far as FROM + GO, which admittedly is not very far. :Merisu:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 10:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
A few brief comments on Sauron's part: This one...

A few brief comments on Sauron's part:
This one is probably much easier! A simple AABB scheme, and longer lines to work with. You got the translation down cold!



How dare you to enter my...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 10:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Rhythm-wise, I think it's easier again if I just...

Rhythm-wise, I think it's easier again if I just point out the places that don't fit. Will also make notes on content in the same post. But as I am correcting for rhythm, I am not looking at rhyme. I...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Finrod's part is complex! It's in short snatches,...

Finrod's part is complex! It's in short snatches, and most of it rhymes. There's an Elven minstrel for you! :eek: I am putting down both of his full stanzas, as it turns out that the scheme is...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 11:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Who am I kidding?, aka Galadriel's Lament: Part 2

Apologies for the format, typed on phone. Starting from where Part 1 ends.



Look, my dear sister, look: I see Death is betrothed with Pride
Here all must be as one, but I cannot by this abide!...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs Yesterday, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
Happy birthday Gwath!

Happy birthday Gwath!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Galadriel's Lament: Part 1

Tell, O Heather, tell me the truth
Does grow green your summer attire?
Does your blossom blanket the isle
Where now sleeps my brother tall
Most beloved of all,
Who'd forgiven all?

Tell the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
CelNCur Reimagined: Part 2

Finrod, we curse you, ever to be our foe
Damn you for all your efforts that give us woe
Damn you for being productive while we procrastinate
Lazy hearts growing colder with undying hate!



I...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
As per earlier conversation: Oh,...

As per earlier conversation:




Oh, would that in this world love knew no rules!

Oh, would that love did not know any rules!

And one which actually addresses the stretched last syllable...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
It's a literal "curse you". "May you be...

It's a literal "curse you". "May you be cursed/damned as you stand at the Black Gate".



It might take some getting used to, but it does drop the first offbeat syllable and gives the line a...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
That works! Aha! I just proved a...

That works!



Aha! I just proved a hypothesis. :D

See, I tend to pronounce it be-OR in Russian, but BE-or in English (this happens with most names TBH; the musical tries to pronounce "proper...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
FYI, "history" here goes as "hist'ry"....

FYI, "history" here goes as "hist'ry". Alternatively, if this was not intentional, "What should we care if history damns our final fate". Or, "What should we care if history condemns our fate".

In...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
LUTHIEN: What is "agony"? BEREN: Pain is...

LUTHIEN:
What is "agony"?

BEREN:
Pain is the enemy death releases us from

LUTHIEN:
What are "battle" and "war"?

BEREN:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Huh? You ideally want to rhyme "target" and...

Huh? You ideally want to rhyme "target" and "singing". Sorry if I garbled the message.

I think "To target sent it speeding" checks, I'm not quite happy with the inversion. "And sped it to its...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
The minions attack!

What did I say? My head didn't even hit the pillow. :rolleyes:


Unexpected midnight pleasure!
It will brighten up my leisure.
Foolish Elves have here adventured:
Such fine entertainment! Ha ha...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Yes! Now I get what you mean! After listening to...

Yes! Now I get what you mean! After listening to it for a bunch of times.

There are two ways you could say "my": "moyey" and "moyeyu". V2 Beren still sings the first one, I think, but it's kind of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
I like V2 Luthien very much! It's V2 Beren that...

I like V2 Luthien very much! It's V2 Beren that turns my stomach. And Jareth!Finrod. (Actually, when discussing different versions with my friend - apparently there are many more scattered among...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
I guess that's the official stamp of approval! ...

I guess that's the official stamp of approval!



Enc of Arda says they are called the Younger Children of Iluvatar and the Second People. "Younger People" is definitely a crossover. And I like...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-10-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,232
Posted By Galadriel55
Uhhh, I hate to say this, I really hate to say...

Uhhh, I hate to say this, I really hate to say this... You're missing a downbeat. :(

chya LYOH-ka-YA ru-KA (Whose [LA la] fingers fair)
ye-YO skvoz OB-la-KA (Chose its course through the air)...
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