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Tolkien Reading Day draws near come out and read
One ring net ^

Posted on 03/04/2014 7:02:17 PM PST by Perdogg

Since 2003, fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s work have gathered each March to celebrate and share his writing with each other and the public. Set by the Tolkien Society on March 25 to commemorate the downfall of Sauron in “The Lord of the Rings,” the idea of Tolkien Reading Day was inspired by the annual bloomsday celebration of the works of James Joyce.

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1 posted on 03/04/2014 7:02:17 PM PST by Perdogg
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis; fidelis; JDoutrider; Tax-chick; Altariel; Ann de IL; Tolkien

One Ping to rule them all!


2 posted on 03/04/2014 7:05:38 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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Also the feast of the annunciation and also my birthday. It used to be New Years Day.


3 posted on 03/04/2014 7:10:13 PM PST by Mercat
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"Arise, arise, Riders of Théoden!
Fell deeds awake: fire and slaughter!
spear shall be shaken, shield be splintered,
a sword-day, a red day, ere the sun rises!
Ride now, ride now! Ride to Gondor!"

It is sad that we live in such times that leaders of such valor have been relegated to history or great fiction.
4 posted on 03/04/2014 7:10:28 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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My favorite part of that scene is when Theoden seizes the horn and blows such a blast that it bursts asunder.


5 posted on 03/05/2014 9:09:28 AM PST by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: Kartographer
Forth Eorlingas!


6 posted on 03/05/2014 1:22:11 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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