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Old 01-14-2006, 03:23 PM   #761
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Not meaning anyone present here, of course...

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Old 01-24-2006, 06:34 AM   #762
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I judge that having trousers torn would be a nuisance, so Artaxerxes, maybe?
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Old 01-24-2006, 11:41 AM   #763
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Close, but not the right speaker - nor the right situation!
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Old 02-27-2006, 03:43 AM   #764
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Psamathos Psamathides? I reckon that if I'm wrong I've still narrowed it down to one wizard.
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Old 02-27-2006, 04:10 AM   #765
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Actually, the speaker is not a wizard...
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Old 02-28-2006, 01:01 AM   #766
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...but the wife of a wizard!

It's Mrs. Artaxerxes (the Merkings daughter) who exclaims "Dear me! What a nuisance!" when Roverandom complains that he can't swim.
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Old 02-28-2006, 01:51 AM   #767
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Precisely! Guinevere takes the cake - or internet cookies, as they're easier to transport virtually...
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Old 02-28-2006, 08:08 AM   #768
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Thank you for the cookie!

But it made me rather thirsty, so

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Old 03-01-2006, 02:46 AM   #769
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
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Hurry up, hurry up! That's the time for drinking!'
Guess we'll have to wait a few hours till sundown...
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Old 03-01-2006, 03:12 AM   #770
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It didn't take you long to solve that one!
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Old 03-01-2006, 07:03 AM   #771
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
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Old 03-18-2006, 03:33 PM   #772
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it's about time to solve this one!

It is said by the gloomy blacksmith to the people of Ham (and the King and his knights) when Chrisophylax failed to return with the promised treasures on January the 14th.

(I thought it sounded like him, but only today did I look it up and found the quote!)
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Old 03-18-2006, 03:36 PM   #773
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Well done, Guinevere! Pray proceed with a new one.
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Old 03-19-2006, 07:21 AM   #774
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Old 03-19-2006, 07:42 AM   #775
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
That (mystery i)s cleared up - Nokes said it to Prentice almost at the end of Smith of Wootton Major.
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Old 03-19-2006, 08:05 AM   #776
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Exactly! You cleared that one up immediately.
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Let's try for another fast one:
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Old 04-03-2006, 06:01 AM   #778
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
So much for a quick solution - anyone still willing to give it a try?
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Old 04-03-2006, 07:33 AM   #779
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I knew the answer, but wanted to give someone else a chance. But apparently, no one else is interested

It's Torhthelm shuddering and speaking to Tdwald:

"Come on now quick! Christ forgive me,
and these evil days, when unregretted
men lie mouldering, ..."
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I'm glad you're still interested, Guinevere! You're right, of course, and I look forward to a new quote from you.
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Old 04-05-2006, 03:15 AM   #781
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This one is probably way too easy for you, but it's something that I often think of myself:

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Old 04-05-2006, 04:36 AM   #782
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Well, I'm not going to wait for anyone else to solve this one, since so few are interested. It's Niggle, speaking to himself (the only audience he had much of the time!).
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The fate of this thread occasionally:
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How true!!

I had suspected all along that the quote was in "The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth", but only this weekend did I get back my "Tree & Leaf" edition to confirm it.

It's Torhthelm speaking to Tdwald: "The Danes, you say!
Make haste! Let's go! I'd half forgotten."
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
That's it! Now for a new one, please...
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'Now try again!' said the farmer. "And try harder!"
I did my very best, and so did Farmer Giles of Ham, speaking to the dragon, who was doing his best to get out of an uncomfortable situation.
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Old 05-10-2006, 02:31 AM   #789
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My goodness, that was fast work, Esty! Amazing!
And I had thought it was perhaps too short and I would have to add "and try harder" !
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
It was close to the quote on the other minor works thread, and I happened to have the book opened to that, so found it on the very next page.

Here's another short one - if it's too difficult, I can add to it.
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That's natural.
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Old 05-21-2006, 01:09 PM   #791
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Nokes explaining his loss of weight rationally (to anyone who would listen):

"And if you stop eating, you grow thinner. That's natural. Stands to reason. There ain't no magic in it."
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Old 05-21-2006, 03:00 PM   #792
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You got it! Good job. The floor (of the thread, at least) is yours now.
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Old 05-22-2006, 01:36 PM   #793
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Thank you, Esty!

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Old 05-22-2006, 02:07 PM   #794
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That's the otter, speaking to Tom Bombadil, who's out boating:
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Turned water-boatman, eh? What if I upset you?
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Old 05-22-2006, 03:05 PM   #795
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Thumbs up Yes, of course!

Another immediate answer! You know these works by heart, it seems!
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Old 05-23-2006, 01:44 AM   #796
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I must confess, these threads have had an important part in increasing my knowledge of the minor works! Combing through them to find the quotes has me rereading them, at least partially, quite often.

Now try to find this one:

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Old 05-30-2006, 01:56 AM   #797
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Yes, the same thing happened to me with LotR, the Silm and U.T., when I partook in Quotable Quotes! When looking for the quotes I always got hooked and read whole chapters and more.

And I have found your quote

It's Farmer Giles' reaction to Garm's news that he had seen a dragon, but relatively far away:

"Oh, away there!" "They're queer folk in those parts, I've heard tell, and aught might happen in their land. Let them get on with it!"
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Old 05-30-2006, 05:57 AM   #798
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That's it! Your turn...
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Old 06-01-2006, 07:29 AM   #799
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When something is done to domestic animals by seaweed wizards (who should be blistered and warted by animal watch for this, no doubt, and maybe even potted and jammed too), or maybe by Persian plum-pickers, other wizards tend to learn a thing or two, student in the case being Psamathos Psamathides...
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