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Old 10-31-2020, 12:08 PM   #1
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R.R.J Tolkien has just left Hobbiton.
“There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.”

Sam says this quote in the movies but I could not find it in Tolkiens LOTR. Did I miss it?
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Old 10-31-2020, 03:48 PM   #2
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Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.
That quote isn't to be found in the books.
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Old 10-31-2020, 04:08 PM   #3
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Morthoron is lost in the dark paths of Moria.Morthoron is lost in the dark paths of Moria.Morthoron is lost in the dark paths of Moria.Morthoron is lost in the dark paths of Moria.
It's about as made up as Aragorn falling off a cliff and frenching his horse.
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It's about as made up as Aragorn falling off a cliff and frenching his horse.
Or Legolas using a shield as a surfboard.
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Old 10-31-2020, 04:56 PM   #5
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William Cloud Hicklin is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.William Cloud Hicklin is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.
O orcs using sandworms from Arrakis.

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What Sam actually said- replaced, thanks to PB's insufferable ego, by Hallmark-card glurge - was

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“The brave things in the old tales and songs, Mr. Frodo: adventures, as I used to call them. I used to think that they were things the wonderful folk of the stories went out and looked for, because they wanted them, because they were exciting and life was a bit dull, a kind of a sport, as you might say. But that’s not the way of it with the tales that really mattered, or the ones that stay in the mind. Folk seem to have been just landed in them, usually – their paths were laid that way, as you put it. But I expect they had lots of chances, like us, of turning back, only they didn’t. And if they had, we shouldn’t know, because they’d have been forgotten. We hear about those as just went on – and not all to a good end, mind you; at least not to what folk inside a story and not outside it call a good end. You know, coming home, and finding things all right, though not quite the same – like old Mr. Bilbo. But those aren’t always the best tales to hear, though they may be the best tales to get landed in! I wonder what sort of a tale we’ve fallen into?”
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Old 11-01-2020, 06:29 AM   #6
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That quote isn't to be found in the books.
Thanks I just wanted to check. I do miss things from time to time.
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