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Old 02-06-2007, 06:21 PM   #3
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For FŽanor began to love the Silmarils with a greedy love, and grudged the sight of them to all save to his father and his seven sons; he seldom remembered now that the light within them was not his own.
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...now they grew proud and jealous each of his rights and his possessions...

This, and some things in subsequent chapters, made me think of Thorin Oakenshield. There seems to be a reoccurring warning in the tales about the danger and harm that can come from an inappropriate attachment to things.

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