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  • I've faced the spider, called on Elbereth, and learned the shadow-wizard shares my name.

    skiffy doggerel!

  • Finally, I like Frodo being on the horse alone because there's that moment of hesitance and then Glorfindel speaking to Asfaloth, as well as the moment once Frodo has crossed when he says "By Elbereth and Lúthien the fair!" and draws his sword that were just really interesting to me.

    Arwen's ride

  • I even made them in star shapes for the last meeting of one of my college classes, my Tolkien class–stars for Elbereth, of course.

    brownie roll-out cookies | smitten kitchen

  • I can't imagine why anyone would read it for itself -- rather, I think, people read it in order for such revelations as saying, "Oh, that's why Frodo starts chanting about Elbereth" and other such things.

    Infectious language

  • On one side are the serious Tolkien geeks who know their Quenya from their Sindarin and can quote “Elbereth Gilthoniel” from memory.

    Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » Tattoos Sacred and Profane

  • I didn't make myself clear—I meant Tolkien's Gothic poem sounds like Tolkien like, say, "A Elbereth Gilthoniel" rather than like old Germanic poetry!

    languagehat.com: BAGME BLOMA.

  • Frodo's Lullaby: Combining an alternative 'Walking Song' that I wrote for my LotR fic, and the Walking Song at the end of RotK, and the Chorus of A Elbereth! by the Elves.

    15th August '03

  • I'll take a walk, I think, and look at the stars of Elbereth in the garden.

    The Fellowship of the Ring

  • A ship then new they built for him of mithril and of elven-glass with shining prow; no shaven oar nor sail she bore on silver mast: the Silmaril as lantern light and banner bright with living flame to gleam thereon by Elbereth herself was set, who thither came and wings immortal made for him, and laid on him undying doom, to sail the shoreless skies and come behind the Sun and light of Moon.

    The Fellowship of the Ring

  • They spoke the name of Elbereth! 'said Frodo in amazement,' Few of that fairest folk are ever seen in the Shire.

    The Fellowship of the Ring

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