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Old 05-18-2003, 06:03 PM   #17
The Saucepan Man
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The Saucepan Man has been trapped in the Barrow!

You are, of course, entilted to your veiw. Just remember what the veiw of the author was as well.
Well, it's not so much my view formed independently from the author's view, but the view inspired in me by the author's writings. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

There were four goblin-soldiers of greater stature, swart, slant-eyed, with thick legs and large hands.
I obviously didn't really pick up on this when I first read LotR (or in the numerous times that I have read it since [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img] ). I agree that it does suggest "goblin" as being inter-changeable with "orc". But it still sounds strange to me to describe Uruk-Hai as being of goblin-kind. I suppose that it's just difficult to shake the impression that you first form.
Do you mind? I'm busy doing the fishstick. It's a very delicate state of mind!
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