The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings has been read by many people since it finally appeared in print; and I should .. Of the Finding of the Ring. Series: The Lord of the Rings Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. Read online free Books: The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings #1). Frodo Baggins knew the Ringwraiths were searching for him - and the Ring of Power he bore that would enable Sauron to destroy all that was good in. There is a last test to make. The most critical reader of all, myself, now finds many defects, minor and major, but being fortunately under no obligation either to review the book or to write it again, he will pass over these in silence, except one that has been noted by others: But Hobbits have never, in fact, studied magic of any kind, and their elusiveness is due solely to a professional skill that heredity and practice, and a close friendship with the earth, have rendered inimitable by bigger and clumsier races. There were toys the like of which they had never seen before, all beautiful and some obviously magical. Baggins of Bag End was rather pleasant. In Brandy Hall there were many works dealing with Eriador and the history of Rohan. They contained instruments, small, but of perfect make and enchanting tones. Bilbo accepted the challenge; and they asked one another many riddles. These chapters, eventually to become Book Four, were written and sent out as a serial to my son, Christopher, then in South Africa with the RAF. At length they came to a halt before an unseen opening that led to the lower gates of the mines, on the eastward side of the mountains. The hobbit-children were so excited that for a while they almost forgot about eating. Maybe he would have attacked Bilbo at once, if the ring had been on him when they met; but it was not, and the hobbit held in his hand an Elvish knife, which served him as a sword. In spite of the darkness of the next five years I found that the story could not now be wholly abandoned, and I plodded on, mostly by night, till I stood by Balin's tomb in Moria. During the next year or two he had turned up fairly often, coming unexpectedly after dusk, and going off without warning before sunrise. In the end, gathering his courage, he leaped over Gollum in the dark, and fled away down the passage, pursued by his enemy's cries of hate and despair: I shall slip in quietly. One day, perhaps, I will tell you all the tale, or you shall hear it told in full by one who knows it best. When every guest had been welcomed and was finally inside the gate, there were songs, dances, music, games, and, of course, food and drink. The Shirriffs was the name that the Hobbits gave to their police, or the nearest equivalent that they possessed. Take care of yourself! Then he put on quickly some old untidy garments, and fastened round his waist a worn leather belt. Baggins now, that I work for. There was almost silence, and one or two of the Tooks pricked up their ears. His sword, Sting, Bilbo hung over his fireplace, and his coat of marvellous mail, the gift of the Dwarves from the Dragon -hoard, he lent to a museum, to the Michel Delving Mathom-house in fact. They crossed the mountains north of Rivendell and came down the River Hoarwell. Bilbo, and in more than looks. A draught of cooks, from every inn and eating-house for miles around, arrived to supplement the dwarves and other odd folk that were quartered at Bag End. The Men of Gondor call it sweet galenas, and esteem it only for the fragrance of its flowers. Slots games kajot height is variable, ranging between two and four feet of our measure. If you want to know, there is supposed to be a plot between you and me to get hold of his wealth. Frodo was sitting at a table with a lot of papers in front of. Give me the ring for a moment.